Zen Index

Asian Gastronomy
Asian restaurants in Budapest

The Beat Generation
William S.
Burroughs (1914-1997)

Gregory Corso (1930-2001). Poems
Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Poems
Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997)
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969). Poems
Gary Snyder. Online Poems
Peter Orlovsky. Four Poems

Carlos Castaneda (1925-1998)
Collected Works

Herbert A. Giles. China and the Manchus
Herbert A. Giles. The Civilization of China
Herbert A. Giles. Religions of Ancient China
Mao Tse-tung. The Little Red Book
The Princess Der Ling: Two Years in the Forbidden City

G. Terebess. From Pottery to Art and Beyond
Japanese Raku and its American Renaissance
Slip Casting: Tactile Rendering as Art
Breaking Ceramics

G. Terebess. Von der Töpferei zur Kunst und weiter
Das Japanische Raku und Seine Amerikanische Renaissance
Guss: Manifest der taktilen Abbildung
Bruch: Die Kunst des Ausschusses

Analects of Confucius tr. by Charles Muller
Great Learning tr. by Charles Muller
Doctrine of the Mean tr. by Charles Muller
Mencius tr. by Charles Muller

Zi-si, The Center of Harmony tr. by Sanderson Beck

Classical Gardens of Suzhou

Hatha yoga

Principal texts
- Dattātreyayogaśāstra, the earliest text to teach haṭhayoga tr. by James Mallinson
- Goraksha Sataka,
Sanskrit in Roman script with diacritics; tr. by George Weston Briggs
- Hatha Yoga Pradipika
by Yogi Swatmarama (15th century), tr. by Pancham Sinh, tr. by Elsy Becherer,
tr. by Swami Muktibodhananda; tr. by P. T. Srinivasa Iyengar; tr. by Gabriel Pradīpaka; tr. by Brian Dana Akers; Verses grouped by Swami Kripalu
- Siva Samhita, author unknown, tr. by Srischandra Basu, tr. by Śriśa Chandra Vasu (1861-1918?)
- Gheranda Samhita by Yogi Gheranda, tr. by Śrīśa Chandra Vasu (Rai Bahadur, 1861-1918?)
- Sritattvanidhi, The Yoga Tradition of the Mysore Palace by Norman E. Sjoman

- Hathatatvakaumudi by Sundaradeva
The Compilation of Goraksha's Instructions (goraksha vacana samgraha), tr. by Richard Rosen
- The Sphere of Action of Yoga (yoga vishaya, supplemented with verses from the Brahma Vidya Upanishad), tr. by Richard Rosen

Modern Hatha yoga
- James Mallinson, Haṭha Yoga - entry in Vol. 3 of the Brill Encyclopedia of Hinduism
- Theos Bernard
Hatha Yoga; Heaven Lies Within Us
- Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (1888-1989), Yoga Makaranda;
- Krishna Pattabhi Jois (1915-2009), Yoga Mālā
- B. K. S. Iyengar (1918-2014), The Illustrated Light on Yoga
- Essence of Pranayama by Shirkrishna
- The Yoga Technique. In: The Destiny of the Mind. East and West. By William S. Haas. Faber & Faber. London, 1956. pp. 218-235.

Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)
Collected Works


V.S. Naipaul. Two Worlds
Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941)
Ramana Maharshi (1879-1950)

The Nihongi
The Kojiki

Kazakh Folksongs by Dr. János Sipos (pdf) 27MB, (mp3:) 1 > 2 > 3 > 4 > 5 > 6 > 7 > 8 > 9 > 10 > 11 > 12 > 13 > 14 > 15 > 16 > 17 > 18 > 19 > 20 > 21 > 22 > 23 > 24 > 25 > 26 > 27 > 28 > 29 > 30 > 31 > 32 33 > 34 > 35 > 36 > 37 > 38 > 39 > 40 > 41 > 42 > 43 > 44 > 45 > 46 > 47 > 48

Osváth, Gábor. Language Policy, Language Planning in Korea
Vay, Péter. Korea of Bygone Days

Leary, Timothy (1920-1996)
The Psychedelic Experience ~ A manual based on the Tibetan Book of the Dead
The Houseboat Summit : February, 1967, Sausalito, Calif.

Mahayana Buddhist Sutras
The Diamond Sutra
The Heart Sutra
The Perfection of Wisdom in 700 Lines
tr. by Edward Conze
The Perfection of Wisdom in 8,000 Lines tr. by Edward Conze
The Large Sutra on Perfect Wisdom
tr. by Edward Conze
The Sixth Patriarch's Dharma Jewel Platform Sutra
The Lankavatara Sutra tr. by D. T. Suzuki
The Surangama Sutra
tr. by Lu K'uan Yü
Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra tr. by Lu K'uan Yü
Vimalakirti Nirdesa Sutra tr. by Robert A. F. Thurman
Vimalakirti Sutra tr. by Burton Watson
The Lotus Sutra
Shurangama Sutra tr. by the Buddhist Text Translation Society
Samdhinirmocana Sutra

The entire Three Sutras of Pure Land Buddhism

Oriental Studies in Hungary
Acta Orientalia From Vol. 51 (1998) No. 1-2.
Hungarian Oriental Studies

George Orwell (1903-1950)
Collected Works

750 Hungarian Proverbs

Myanmar Proverbs
Sumerian Proverbs

J. D. Salinger
Uncollected Writings > Vol. I. pdf password: open > Vol. II. pdf password: open

The Texts of Taoism (Part I, Part II) tr. by James Legge
The Book of Lieh-Tzü
tr. by Lionel Giles
The Book of Lieh-Tzu tr. A.C. Graham
The Thai-shang tr. by James Legge
T'ai-Shang Kan-Ying P'ien tr. by Teitaro Suzuki and Paul Carus
Yin Chih Wen tr. by Teitaro Suzuki and Paul Carus
The Treatise of the Illustrious Sage on Response and Retribution tr. by Brian Chung
The Tao of Physics by Fritjof Capra

Taoist Yoga: Alchemy and Immortality A translation by Lu Kuan Yu of 'The secrets of cultivating nature and eternal life' (Hsin ming fa chueh ming chih), by Chao Pi Chʻen
Understanding Reality : A Taoist Alchemical Classic tr. by Thomas Cleary (
Chang Po-tuan)

The Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu (Laozi: Daode jing)
English versions

Chuang Tzu
The Complete Works Of Chuang Tzu
tr. by Burton Watson
Quotations from Chuang Tzu by Thomas Merton
The Chuang Tzu tr. by Yutang Lin
The Writings of Kwang-dze tr. by James Legge
Chuang Tzu tr. by Martin Palmer, Chad Hansen, Sam Hamill & J. P. Seaton
Zhuangzi - "Being Boundless" tr. by Nina Correa

Fukukita, Y. Tea Cult of Japan
Okakura, K. The Book of Tea
Billy Mood's Yixing Teapots
Yixing Purple Teapots

Széchenyi, István. Morgenländische Fahrt, 1818-1819


Japanese-English Glossary of Zen Terms (Compiled by Gábor Terebess)

Ox-herding Pictures (Compiled by Gábor Terebess)

Zen Literature (Compiled by Gábor Terebess)

Baran, Josh. Zen Holy War? 1998

Borup, Jorn. Zen and the Art of Inverting Orientalism

Faure, Bernard. Chan/Zen Studies in English
Gibbs, Jim. Zen in the East & West
Hanley, Theresa. Inquiry Report on Zen Buddhist Funeral Rituals
History of the Soto Zen School > a > b > c
Hoover, Thomas. Zen Culture > The Zen Experience
Kawabata Yasunari. Japan, the Beautiful and Myself
Koan Riddles of Zen Masters
Kubose, Gyomay. Zen Koans, 1973
Lachs, Stuart. American Zen
(four papers, 1994, 1999, 2002, 2006)
Lieberman, Fredric. Zen Buddhism and Art
Moreira da Rocha, Cristina. Zen Buddhism in Brazil: Japanese or Brazilian?
Nam June Paik. Zen for Street
Padgett, Douglas M. Americans Need Something to Sit On
Sharf, Robert H. Sanbôkyôdan Zen
Stimson, William R. The Last Word on Learning Buddhism

Zen Temples, Zen Masters, Zen Things


Tôshô-ji, Tokyo

List of Sôtô Zen Temples for Foreigners

Great Head Temple Sôjiji

Sôjiji in the Sixties

Buildings of Sôjiji


Zen Masters

Zen Disciples

The Two Main Lineages of Modern Sōtō


Etiquette - Manners in the Zen

Sōtō-shu's Constitution

Sound Instruments



Schools and Lineages

Texts for Chanting - Daily Services

The Heart Sutra

Japanese-English Glossary of Zen Terms



Zen Philosophy

Zen Illustrations

Liang K'ai (early 13th c.)
Hakuin Ekaku (1686-1769)
Sengai (1750-1837)
Sato Zenchu (1934)
Vanessa Coward (1956)
Tarnóczy Zoltán (1973)
Lacza Márta (1990)
Portraits of Chan Masters I
Portraits of Chan Masters II