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A Quiet Room: Poetry of Zen Master Jakushitsu

A Quiet Room: Poetry of Zen Master Jakushitsu (Paperback)

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This simple yet profound translation of Jakushitsu's poetry offers readers a wide selection of this 15th-century Rinzai Zen master's verse. Though the subject matter varies from commentaries on key Buddhist scriptures to reflections on the natural world and the commemoration of meaningful events, each poem reveals his power as a teacher and the depths of his understanding of Zen. Excerpts from Buddhist scripture, diary entries and a helpful glossary are all included, offering a greater understanding of Zen practice and the culture of traditional Japan.

Essays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: generalLiterary studies: classical, early & medievalEssays & WritingLiterary CriticismLiterary studies: poetry & poetsFiction & PoetryPoetryPoetry by individual poetsPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesReligion & BeliefsBuddhismZen Buddhism Publisher: Tuttle Publishing Publication Date: 01/04/2000 ISBN-13: 9780804832137  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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