Sitting with Koans: Essential Writings on Zen Koan Introspection

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Sitting with Koans: Essential Writings on Zen Koan Introspection - Loori, John Daido (Editor), and Kirchner, Thomas Yuho (Foreword by)
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The Zen tradition has just two main meditative practices: "shikantaza, " or "just sitting;" and introspection guided by the powerful Zen teaching stories called koans. Following up on his previous book, "The Art of Just Sitting, " John Daido Loori's new anthology illuminates the subtle practice of koan study from many viewpoints. Section one examines the history of the study and use of koans in China and Japan, with essays from such important contemporary Zen scholars as Heinrich Dumoulin ("Five Houses of Zen"). Section two ...

Sitting with Koans: Essential Writings on Zen Koan Introspection 2005, Wisdom Publications, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780861713691

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