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Eloquent Zen

Daitō and early Japanese Zen

by Kenneth Kraft

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  • 22 Currently reading

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

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Myōchō, 1282-1337,
    • Priests, Zen -- Japan -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-256) and index.

      StatementKenneth Kraft.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ972.Y587 K7 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 268 p. :
      Number of Pages268
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1563330M
      ISBN 100824813839
      LC Control Number91044864

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Description: This new book, Eloquent Silence, brings depth and breadth to our knowledge and appreciation of this historic figure. For the first time, we can read Nyogen Senzaki's commentaries on the complete Gateless Gate, as well as on several cases from the Blue Rock Collection and the Book of Equanimity; and transcriptions of his talks on.

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