Essential Zen

ISBN-10: 0062510460

ISBN-13: 9780062510464

Edition: 1995

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The best collection of Zen wisdom and wit since Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: koans, sayings, poems, and stories by Eastern and American Zen teachers and students capture the delightful, challenging, mystifying, mind-stopping, outrageous, and scandalous heart of Zen.
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List price: $14.00
Copyright year: 1995
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 11/3/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.330
Language: English

KAZUAKI TANAHASHI is the translator and editor of numerous works by the great Japanese Zen master Eihei Dogen. He is also a renowned calligrapher, a pioneer of the genre of "one stroke painting," and the creator of multicolor enso (Zen circles). His brushwork has been shown in solo exhibitions in galleries, museums, and universities all over the world.

Preface: On Positive Emptiness
Introduction: Graffiti on Perfectly Good Paper
Skillful Guidance
Just Sitting
Chopping Wood
Cloud Water Assembly
How to Cook Enlightenment
Daily Reminders
Death, Great Death
Grandmother's Heart
Great Doubt
Aesthetics of Emptiness
The Knot
Mountains and Waters
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