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What is Soto Zen?

There are three "schools" of Buddhism: 

Theravāda, Mahāyāna and Vajrayāna. These are Indian terminology.

Soto Zen is part of the
Mahāyāna school.
Image: Soto Zen Crest


Traditional Japanese rendering of Dōgen watching the moon at Hōkyōji monastery, Fukui prefecture, circa 1250.

Sunset Buddha Statue

One of the many statues of Buddha. 


Kodo Sawaki practicing zazen


One symbol used within Buddism is the Enso, which is usually done with ink and brush, it's said to represent many things, including Zen is life

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