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Hakuin's Precious Mirror Cave
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Norman Waddell
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Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-05 - Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com

Having devoted a large part of his life to translating and publishing work by and about Hakuin, Buddhism's original ambassador to the West, Waddell presents us with this collection of six diverse and independent works that contains five pieces never translated into English before, some of which have been -
Beating the Cloth Drum
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Hakuin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-20 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

Hakuin Ekaku (1685–1769) is one of the most influential figures in Zen Buddhism. He revitalized the Rinzai Zen tradition (which emphasizes the use of koans, or unanswerable questions, in meditation practice), and all masters of that school today trace their lineage back through him. He is responsible for the most
The Circle of the Way
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Barbara O'Brien
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-12 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

A comprehensive, accessible guide to the fascinating history of Zen Buddhism--including important figures, schools, foundational texts, practices, and politics. Zen Buddhism has a storied history--Bodhidharma sitting in meditation in a cave for nine years; a would-be disciple cutting off his own arm to get the master's attention; the proliferating schools
The Hidden Lamp
Language: en
Pages: 440
Authors: Zenshin Florence Caplow, Reigetsu Susan Moon
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-21 - Publisher: Simon and Schuster

The Hidden Lamp is a collection of one hundred koans and stories of Buddhist women from the time of the Buddha to the present day. This revolutionary book brings together many teaching stories that were hidden for centuries, unknown until this volume. These stories are extraordinary expressions of freedom and
Practical Zen
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Julian Daizan Skinner
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-21 - Publisher: Singing Dragon

Zen master Julian Daizan Skinner guides the reader through a sequence of meditation techniques that can safely lead even a complete novice through to advanced levels. Based on his own long experience of the Rinzai Zen tradition, as taught by the great seventeenth-century masters, Hakuin and Bankei, Daizan highlights the