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Eloquent Zen Daito and early Japanese Zen by Kenneth Kraft

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Published by University of Hawaii Press in Honolulu, HI .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Myocho, 1282-1337,
  • Priests, Zen -- Japan -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementKenneth Kraft
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ"972"Y587"K7"1992
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 268 p
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21154375M
ISBN 100824813839
LC Control Number91-44864

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Eloquent Zen includes valuable translations of Daito's poetry and other writings. Illustrations include three classic portraits of Daito and rare examples of his calligraphy. This lucid and engaging study will interest scholars and nonspecialists interested in Zen, Japanese culture, and Asian philosophy, poetry, and related by: 8. With the publication of Eloquent Zen Kenneth Kraft offers the first comprehensive account of the life and teachings of one of the greatest of Japan's Zen masters. Dr. Kraft begins with the foundations of medieval Japanese Zen. He shows that Daito's predecessors were concerned with clarifying the essentials of Zen as it began to take root in Japan. Get this from a library! Eloquent Zen: Daitō and early Japanese Zen. [Kenneth Kraft] -- Zen master Daito () played a leading role in the transmission of Zen (Ch'an) from China to Japan. He founded Daitokuji, a major monastery that has been influential for centuries, and he. The most comprehensive collection available of Nyogen Senzaki’s brilliant teachings, Eloquent Silence brings new depth and breadth to our knowledge and appreciation of this historic figure. It makes available for the first time his complete commentaries on the Gateless Gate, one of the most important and beloved of all Zen texts, as well as on koans from the Blue Rock Annals .

The most comprehensive collection available of Nyogen Senzaki's brilliant teachings, Eloquent Silence brings new depth and breadth to our knowledge and appreciation of this historic figure. It makes available for the first time his complete commentaries on the Gateless Gate, one of the most important and beloved of all Zen texts, as well as on koans from the Blue Rock Annals Released on: Novem COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . 2 Paperback edition 97 98 99 00 01 02 5 4 3 2 1 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Kraft, Kenneth, — Eloquent Zen: DAITŌ and early. ASUS ZenBook Classic Series. Use the ASUS ZenBook Comparison to find the best ASUS ZenBook for you! Ultra-thin, elegant and powerful laptops.

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