60 Best Zen Blogs & Websites

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Here are 60 Best Zen Blogs you should follow in 2023

1. Zen Habits

Zen Habits San Diego, California, US
Zen Habits is about finding simplicity and mindfulness in the daily chaos of our lives. It's about clearing the clutter so we can focus on what's important, create something amazing, and find happiness. Leo Babauta is the Creator of Zen Habits living in San Diego, California.
Also in Productivity Blogs, Personal Development Blogs, Inspirational Blogs, Life Blogs
17.7K 177K 1 post / week Nov 2016 Get Email Contact

2. Patheos Blog » Wild Fox Zen

Patheos Blog » Wild Fox Zen Patheos is the world's leading multi-faith site dedicated hosting the conversation on faith. Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! At Patheos, Buddhist Dosho Port writes his blog Wild Fox Zen.
Also in Buddhist Blogs
95K 14.9K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

3. Kwan Um School of Zen Blog

Kwan Um School of Zen Blog The Kwan Um School of Zen supports over 100 Zen centers around the world teaching you the practices and forms of traditional Zen training.
7.5K 2.7K 1 post / day Get Email Contact

4. Hardcore Zen

Hardcore Zen Los Angeles, California, US
Hardcore Zen is a blog managed by Brad Warner, an author and ordained Zen priest. He released a book with the same name, which serves as both an autobiography and an introduction to Soto Zen philosophy.
4.1K 9.2K 1 post / week Apr 2006 Get Email Contact

5. Empty Gate Zen Center Blog

Empty Gate Zen Center Blog Berkeley, California, US
This blog is a teaching blog brought to you by Empty Gate Zen Center, which provides training in Zen meditation affiliated with The Kwan Um School of Zen.
3.4K 3.5K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

6. Patheos Blog » Monkey Mind

Patheos Blog » Monkey Mind Long Beach, California, US
Patheos is the world's leading multi-faith site dedicated to hosting the conversation on faith. This blog is written by James Ford, who is a Zen Buddhist priest and author, which mostly addresses aspects of the Zen life.
990 1 post / day Sep 2006 Get Email Contact

7. San Francisco Zen Center » Zen Practice

San Francisco Zen Center » Zen Practice San Francisco, California, US
San Francisco Zen Center is a Soto Zen community where the offerings of zazen, study and work practice are available to a diverse population of students, visitors, lay people, priests, and monks.
19.4K 13K 1 post / week Get Email Contact

8. Buddhism now » Chan / Seon / Zen

Buddhism now » Chan / Seon / Zen Totnes, England, UK
Buddhism Now is an online Buddhist magazine, giving advice on how to practice Buddhism. Here you will find Posts about Chan / Seon / Zen written by Buddhism Now.
4.4K 220.3K 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

9. Zen Life & Meditation Center Blog

Zen Life & Meditation Center Blog Oak Park, Illinois, US
Follow our blog for better understanding of zen teachings, meditations techniques and our latest news and updates. ZLMC empows you to live a Zen-inspired life of openness, empathy and clarity in the face of change and uncertainty.
Also in Meditation Blogs
1.5K 32 6 posts / year Get Email Contact

10. The Existential Buddhist

The Existential Buddhist Westchester, New York, US
The Existential Buddhist is non-sectarian, exploring Buddhism from the point of view of reason and lived experience, rather than from adherence to dogma and/or spiritual authority.
4.5K 620 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

11. Plum Village

Plum Village Bergerac, Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France
A global community of mindfulness practice centers and monasteries offering retreats and teachings on engaged Buddhism and the art of mindful living. Our beloved teacher Thich Nhat Hanh, the founder of the International Plum Village Community of Engaged Buddhism, passed away on 22nd January 2022. We have been commemorating his life with ceremonies and spiritual practice.
141.2K 121 1 post / day Get Email Contact

12. Jade Mountain Buddha Hall

Jade Mountain Buddha Hall Northumberland, UK
This blog is written by Rev. Mugo, who has practiced Soto Zen within the OBC first hand. Jade Mountains contains, and points to, various sources of Buddhist teachings.
927 2 posts / week Jan 2003 Get Email Contact

13. The Zennist | Going to the very heart of Zen

The Zennist | Going to the very heart of Zen Atlanta, Georgia, US
I have dedicated my life to see what the Buddha saw. So far I've been lucky. Follow to get updates from my blog.
1.9K 5 posts / month Feb 2007 Get Email Contact

14. Karen Maezen Miller

Karen Maezen Miller Sierra Madre, California, US
Cheerio Road is a blog brought to you by Karen Maezen Miller. I'm a wife and mother as well as a Zen Buddhist priest at the Hazy Moon Zen Center in Los Angeles. I write about spirituality in everyday life.
2 posts / quarter Jun 2007 Get Email Contact

15. The Same Old Zen Blog

The Same Old Zen Blog This blog is written by Sensei Alex Kakuyo, a lay Buddhist minister and former Marine. He serves as a teacher in the Bright Dawn Center of Oneness Buddhism; a nonsectarian Buddhist sangha that encourages students to find Dharma teachings in everyday life.
5.6K 3.5K 1 post / month Get Email Contact

16. The One Open Door

The One Open Door Colorado Springs, Colorado, US
This website is dedicated to the practice of Zen Buddhist Meditation and to the work of ending suffering.
142 39 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

17. Infinite Quantum Zen

Infinite Quantum Zen Infinite Quantum Zen Website is a Central Hub for Crystallized Wisdom of Spirituality, Consciousness, Awareness, Mindfulness, Happiness, Inspiration and Motivation, Simplicity and Stillness, Non-Duality, Advaita Vedanta, Buddhism, Taoism, Zen, and the Mysteries of the Quantum World. This website is for those who have become aware that there is more to life than what they have been taught or experienced. This website is a glimpse into a way of seeing - it may be summed up as an attempt to see and help others see.
4 3 posts / week Get Email Contact

18. Brooklyn Zen Center

Brooklyn Zen Center Millerton, Pennsylvania, US
Brooklyn Zen Center (BZC) is an embodied training community in the Soto Zen tradition. We aspire to offer opportunities to realize personal and collective liberation through the cultivation of intimate, ethical, and just relationships with ourselves and all beings. Our vow to practice undoing harmful and oppressive conditioning compassionately transforms our world.
1 post / week Get Email Contact

19. Mountain Record

Mountain Record Mount Tremper, New York, US
Mountain Record is the oldest American Zen quarterly, a spiritual journal by the Zen Mountain Monastery with Rinzai & Soto Zen Buddhism teachings, poems & more. For nearly four decades, Mountain Record quarterly journal offered spiritual seekers of all faiths a unique journey through words and images.
Also in Buddhist Magazines
864 225 6 posts / year Get Email Contact

20. The Zen Community of Oregon

The Zen Community of Oregon Clatskanie, Oregon, US
Zen Community of Oregon is a Soto Zen Buddhist community in the lineage of Taizan Maezumi Roshi (1931-1995). Maezumi Roshi's life vow was to plant the Dharma deeply on the soil of North America. The monastery aspires to maintain authentic, whole-hearted practice while keeping the teachings open and accessible to anyone with a sincere desire to practice the Buddha way.
2.1K 13 posts / month Get Email Contact

21. Santa Cruz Zen Center

Santa Cruz Zen Center Santa Cruz, California, US
News and Teachings from the Santa Cruz Zen Center. The purpose of our Center is to embody and communicate the teachings of the Buddha. Our understanding of the non-duality of compassion and wisdom, practice and realization, has been conveyed through the Soto School.
1.6K 12 posts / month Get Email Contact

22. Zen Center of Denver Blog

Zen Center of Denver Blog Denver, Colorado, US
The Zen Center of Denver offers meditation instruction, daily meditation and retreats with authentic Zen teachers and a community of seasoned meditation practitioners.
1.1K 3 posts / month Get Email Contact

23. Flowing Zen Blog

Flowing Zen Blog I'm Anthony Korahais, and I created Flowing Zen because I know what it's like to suffer. Read my blog to know a lot more practicality, about life, what heaps, how I healed, what helped me, process, and a lot more things!
1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

24. Jason Quinn Zen Blog

Jason Quinn Zen Blog Santa Clara, California, US
Blog by Jason Quinn, author of No-Nonsense Zen for Beginners, about Zen, meditation, life, and purpose. This website is dedicated to Zen, meditation, and life. He hopes that this can be valuable for anyone looking to investigate life, understand themselves, and respond to this world clearly and helpfully.
119 469 1 post / week Get Email Contact

25. A to Zen Life Blog

A to Zen Life Blog Hi there, I'm Marissa! Along my journey to let go of 30 years of clutter, I accidentally became a minimalist and it was life-changing. This blog is my place to share all my learning, decluttering tips, and more! My mission is to help real families just like we conquer their clutter and simplify their way to a happier and better life.
Also in Minimalist Blogs, Minimalist Mom Blogs
910 22 2 posts / month Get Email Contact

26. One Time, One Meeting

One Time, One Meeting One Time, One Meeting is a monthly column on the practice of Zen meditation. Here you can find articles like the dignity of stillness, Good for nothing, becoming ancestors, the pleasures of inscription and many more like this!
1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

27. Zen Fellowship of Bakersfield Blog

Zen Fellowship of Bakersfield Blog St. Bakersfield, California, US
Dedicated to the practice of zazen, or Zen meditation, in the Soto tradition of Taisen Deshimaru and Kodo Sawaki. We are an American Zen Association member organization affiliated with the New Orleans Zen Temple, the Zen Fellowship of Alexandria, Louisiana, and more. Go through our blog to know more about us, and how we work.
458 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

28. San Mateo Zen Blog

San Mateo Zen Blog San Francisco, California, US
San Mateo Zen community, an affiliate of the PACIFIC ZEN INSTITUTE, is a welcoming group of mostly Silicon Valley and San Francisco professionals, homemakers, craftspeople, and students who have joined together as a community to practice Zen. We have entered a path that is at once both fresh and ancient, both impermanent and enduring. A path of exploration, discovery, and freedom.
7 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

29. Zen Embodiment

Zen Embodiment Seattle, Washington, US
Zen Embodiment is all about movement, meditation, and internal processes. Here you can find mind-healing articles like don't be vulgar move with essences, mind transmission, the second breath recorded, you have to love your practice, and many more!
1 post / day Get Email Contact

30. Not Quite Zen Blog

Not Quite Zen Blog Cleveland, Ohio, US
If you've ever felt anxiety, depression, and anger, or struggled with the challenges of daily life then this Not Quite Zen is for you. It is about taking small steps toward a better life, but it's also about acceptance. Get insight into all the problems, solutions, tips, and information related to mental health.
17 6 1 post / day Get Email Contact

31. Firefly Hall Blog

Firefly Hall Blog Worcester, Massachusetts, US
This blog is brought to you by Melisa Blacker, who offers private guidance in Zen meditation and gives Zen talks at daily practice periods at Boundless Way Temple.
1 post / quarter Mar 2009 Get Email Contact

32. No Gate Zen Center Blog

No Gate Zen Center Blog Albuquerque, New Mexico, US
No Gate Zen Center is a traditional and not-so-traditional Zen Buddhist sangha. Our lineage is Soto and Rinzai Zen and we engage in Dream-Koan* practice as well as other beautiful and inspirational, diverse Buddhist practices. Our practices are relevant, vibrant, and deeply meaningful in today's world. Read our blog to know more about our practices.
2 posts / week Get Email Contact

33. Bodhi Heart Blog

Bodhi Heart Blog New York, England, UK
Bodhi Heart was born on a mountain 7,000 ft. above sea level. We help you restore your peace of mind with Rolfing, Coaching, and Meditation Classes so you can flourish in peace doing what you love. We want to help folks thrive in an increasingly complex world.
1 1 post / quarter Get Email Contact

34. Turning Words

Turning Words Hi, I'm Jeff Kogen Seul, a teacher at the Greater Boston Zen Center. I post my talks and other musings about Zen here. Turning words in Zen prompts realization. Your mileage may vary, but I thought it was a catchy name for a Zen blog.
1 post / month Get Email Contact

35. Open Gate Zen Collective Blog

Open Gate Zen Collective Blog Chula Vista, California, US
OG (Open Gate) Zen collective is a group of people that share, and are motivated, by the practice of Zen to achieve a more harmonious world. Our mission is to gather and practice zazen (Zen meditation) and develop Zen training. We practice to realize and embody what our Zen ancestors have done for centuries, to realize our Buddha nature, to awaken, and serve others.
6 posts / year Get Email Contact

36. Turn Up Your Zen Blog

Turn Up Your Zen Blog Killara, Victoria, Australia
Turn UP Your Zen blog shares meditation and mindfulness practices to help you reduce stress, to live a calm, relaxed & present life. It was created by Tania to help people when she observed the growing number of well-educated, overly busy men and women feeling stressed out, reactive, numb, overwhelmed, anxious &/or depressed.
371 7 posts / year Get Email Contact

37. Zen Thinking Blog

Zen Thinking Blog British Columbia, Canada
Pointers of Non-Duality from Brian Thompson: Insights into the nature of consciousness with self-inquiry. Sharing life-changing realizations inspired by the ancient wisdom of Zen and Advaita Vedanta.
57.3K 14.5K Get Email Contact

38. Zenwest Buddhist Society

Zenwest Buddhist Society Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Zenwest offers Zen Meditation and Mindfulness training, courses, workshops, classes, and retreats. A variety of inclusive activities for the Sangha and broader community.
145 1 post / month Get Email Contact

39. Meditation-zen.org Blog

Meditation-zen.org Blog Strasbourg, Grand-Est, France
This blog maintained by Meditation-Zen helps discover the practice of Soto Zen, learning to meditate and preaches the teachings of zen.
4.5K 651 Get Email Contact

40. Zen Center of Las Vegas

Zen Center of Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nevada, US
Zen Center of Las Vegas's mission is to help us understand and see our situation and life direction. We create suffering in this world by thoughts of, 'Here I am, this is where I want to be.' We're always projecting outward. We're clouded by 'I, my, me.' By getting rid of judgmental thought, we get back to the essence of who we are, which is compassion.'
1.7K 10 posts / year Get Email Contact

41. Nyohō Zen

Nyohō Zen This blog is a place to explore the teaching of nyoho-being in accord with the Dharma. In traditional monastic terms, nyoho is discussed in terms of color, materials, and size as they relate to food, clothing, and shelter. The goal of this blog is to try to examine this teaching in terms of both its traditional interpretations and also its larger implications in our daily lives.
1.8K 127 6 posts / month Get Email Contact

42. Blue Mountain Zendo

Blue Mountain Zendo Pennsylvania, US
Blue Mountain Zendo nurtures and builds upon the initial spark of awakening which occurs as the catalyst for our awakening process, and together with the sangha, forges a personal path that reveals the true source of that rudimentary spark. It is true to traditional Rinzai Zen form and offers traditional liturgy, koan practice, ceremony, dokusan, zazen, intensity, and discipline.
1.2K 1 post / quarter Mar 2012 Get Email Contact

43. The Zen Garland Order

The Zen Garland Order A Community and Order for Zen Practice, Education, and Service.
759 6 30 posts / year Get Email Contact

44. Zen Osho Energy Blog

Zen Osho Energy Blog Queanbeyan, New South Wales, Australia
Zenosho Energy provides Hypnotherapy, Past Life Regression Hypnotherapy, and Meditation services. If you are struggling in your life and looking for motivation or answers, this could be your help. Get to know about all our courses, therapy, and more on our blog section.
4.3K 1 post / year Get Email Contact

45. New Orleans Zen Temple

New Orleans Zen Temple New Orleans, Louisiana, US
New Orleans Zen Temple practices traditional Zen practices in the heart of New Orleans. Sam Kearley leads the group with great commitment, and the university has been very supportive, dedicating space in the Meditation Chapel of the beautiful All Saints' Chapel.
718 3 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

46. Zen Garland Blog

Zen Garland Blog The teachers and community at Zen Garland meet each practitioner with respect for their unique being and address their personal situation and aspirations. Our goal is to help each practitioner gain skills to deepen their humanity and empower their personal expression in the world.
758 6 18 posts / year Get Email Contact

47. Zen Words

Zen Words London, England, UK
Zen Words is a self-help blog for the heart and mind: spirituality, mental health, my life, and more! Lessons and Enlightenment for the Mind and Heart. My experiences in life are summarised into bitesize chunks of advice for your betterment.
37 66 6 posts / quarter Get Email Contact

48. Buffalo Zen Dharma Community Blog

Buffalo Zen Dharma Community Blog Buffalo, New York, US
The Buffalo Zen Dharma Community has begun its usual full-service weekly Tuesday night meditation program at Westminster Presbyterian Church. Read our blog to know more about our community, what we do, what happens at our gatherings, and many more!
698 6 posts / year Get Email Contact

49. Blog by Esther Neela M.

Blog by Esther Neela M. Singapore
This is a blog from a Zen living enthusiast. The author practices Meditation, Reiki, Yoga, Qigong, and Natural Therapies such as Ayurveda.
4.6K 1 post / year Get Email Contact

50. The Stink of Zen Blog

The Stink of Zen Blog Brighton, England, UK
This blog presents writings on zen practice, meditative life, and surviving tough times.
May 2011 Get Email Contact

51. York Zen Blog

York Zen Blog York, England, UK
This is the blog of the York Zen Group. Here you can find interesting articles and information on various subjects concerning Zen, practice, life, art, retreats and other subjects.
3 posts / year Get Email Contact

52. Zen Master Dogen

Zen Master Dogen San Francisco, California, US
Focuses on the teaching of the Great Master and founder of Soto Zen. The site features downloads of his work, recommended books and analysis, related teachings from modern Zen Masters, audiofiles and podcasts, and more.
17 posts / year Get Email Contact

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Zen Bloggers

Top Authors, Journalists, and Publishers covering Zen. Get Spreadsheet.
Blogger Name Email Blog Link Total Blog Posts
James Ford patheos.com/blogs/monkeymind 284
Sambodhi Padmasamadhi infinitequantumzen.info 201
The Zennist zennist.typepad.com/zenfiles 78
Sangha News editor blogs.sfzc.org/blog/category/zen-practice 69
Mugo jademountains.net 60
zenhabits zenhabits.net 47
office zencenterofdenver.org/blog 27
Dosho Port patheos.com/blogs/wildfoxzen 21
Renegade Buddha zenmasterdogen.com 17
Karen Maezen Miller karenmaezenmiller.com 16
Buddhism Now buddhismnow.com/category/chan-seon-zen 16
Brad hardcorezen.info 15
Zen Master Seung Sahn kwanumzen.org/teaching-blog 13
Roshi Kisho zengarland.org 9
mtnadmin mountainrecord.org 7
Tucker Sansui Brown zengarland.org 7
Susan Kijin Bruce zengarland.org 5
Robert Althouse zlmc.org/blog 5
John Mitsudo Mancuso zengarland.org 5
Elizabeth Coombs yorkzen.com/blog 4
Kwan Um School of Zen kwanumzen.org/teaching-blog 3
Anna Nacher zengarland.org 3
Zen Master Su Bong kwanumzen.org/teaching-blog 3
Sensei Okami zengarland.org 2
Zen Master Bon Soeng kwanumzen.org/teaching-blog 2
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