Author Archives: Emma Dagres

The Gateless Gate

Is Zen just another form of Buddhism? Are Zen teachings primarily expressed so that practitioners can find enlightenment just like most Japanese religions? Yes, Zen did enter Buddhism and yes, it is a series of teachings designed to help practitioners … Continue reading Continue reading

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Shinto: Culture or Religion?

The question of whether or not Shinto is a religion or a culture is still looming above our heads today. Some believe that Shinto must be a religion because of its teachings, rulers, and beliefs, whereas some believe that Shinto … Continue reading Continue reading

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