Book of Mu Essential Writings on Zen's Most Important Koan

ISBN-10: 0861716434

ISBN-13: 9780861716432

Edition: 2011

Authors: James Ishmael Ford, Melissa Myozen Blacker, John Tarrant

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List price: $17.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Wisdom Publications
Publication date: 5/1/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298

John Tarrant is a psychotherapist and director of Zen training. A student of Buddhism who has trained in several major traditions, Tarrant is a lineage holder in Zen and teaches extensively in both the United States and Australia. In addition , he holds a Ph.D. in psychology and practices Jungian psychotherapy with a special interest in healing and the arts. He is a member of the faculty of the Program in Integrative Medicine at the University of Arizona at Tucson and teaches meditation to physicans. He lives in Santa Rosa, California.

Foreword: The Great Koan, Your Dog
On the Transliteration of Names
The Koan Mu: Text, Commentary, and Verse
Historical Perspective: The First Teachers of the Koan Way
Three Commentaries
Two Commentaries
Great Doubt
Founding Teachers in the West
Teisho on Joshu's Dog
Chao-chou's Dog
Working with Mu
Joshu's Dog
Commentary on Joshu's Mu
Commentary on Joshu's Mu
Commentary on the Koan Mu
Joshu's Mu
Encouragement Talk
Joshu's Dog
First Gate: Joju's Dog
Method of Practice
The Experience of Wu
Modern Commentaries
Three Commentaries
Joshu's Mu
On the Utter, Complete, Total Ordinariness of Mu
No Is Not the Opposite of Anything: Using Zhaozhou's �Mu� in Zen Practice
Mu: Intimate and Simple
It's Not What You Think
Using Poison to Get Rid of Poison
Unromancing No
Practicing Mu, Arriving Home
Even a Dog…?
Always at Home
At Home in the World
Turn the Light
The Power of Possibility in the Unknown
A Thousand Miles the Same Mood
Mysterious and Subtle, Simple and Straightforward
Give Yourself Away to Mu
The Baby and the Bath Water
No. Nay. Never. Nyet. lie.
Experiences with Joshu's Mu
Enjoying Mu
Becoming Mu
Joshu's Dog
About the Contributors
Reprint Credits
About the Editor
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