TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction vii
1 The Path of Cultivating Enlightenment
2 Mind and External Form
3 The Five Skandhas
4 Liberation from the Skandhas
5 A Talk on The Lotus Sutra
6 Further Lessons from The Lotus Sutra
7 Cultivation through Refining the Breath
8 The Cultivation Path of Mindfulness
9 Breathing and Various Ranks of Cultivation Attainment
10 Refining the Vital Energy
11 Teachings of the Zen Patriarchs as a Basis for Cultivation
12 Correctly Contemplating Mind
13 Stories of Zen Enlightenment
14 True and False Emptiness
Works Cited
Index