Journals and newsletters


Zen Friends

Journal of the

Dharma Eye

Journal of the

Mountain Record: The Zen Practioner's Journal

Journal of the Mountains and Rivers Order

New Chan Forum

Journal of the Western Chan fellowship. "Content varies considerably from issue to issue, but typically includes Dharma talks, reports on their meditation and retreat experiences written by participants, comment on contemporary Zen and Buddhism, pictures, poetry, etc."

Journal of the Order of Buddhist Contemplatives

Primary Point

The Kwan Um School of Zen's journal

Chan Magazine

Published quarterly by Dharma Drum Mountain, Chan Magazine contains lectures by Master Sheng Yen, translations of Buddhist texts, scholarly studies in Buddhism, practitioner's retreat reports, poetry, stories, and other articles.

Shambhala Sun and Buddhadharma: The Practioner's Quarterly

Both magazines offer archives of all their articles on Zen and Buddhism.

Zen Journal

Published by the Maria Kannon Zen CenterDai-KaiJo

Dai-KaiJo Zen Practice Journal for Prisoners

Supports the spiritual development of prisoners interested in Zen Buddhism.