Sitting with Koans: Essential Writings on Zen Koan Introspection

Sitting with Koans: Essential Writings on Zen Koan Introspection

John Daido Loori


The Zen culture has simply major meditative practices: shikantaza, or "just sitting"; and introspection guided through the robust Zen instructing tales known as koans. Following within the culture of The artwork of simply Sitting (endorsed as a "A publication we now have wanted for a protracted, lengthy time"), this new anthology from John Daido Loori illuminates the delicate perform of koan research from many alternative issues of view.

Includes writings by:

  • Robert Aitken
  • William Bodiford
  • Robert Buswell
  • Roko Sherry Chayat
  • Francis Dojun Cook
  • Eihei Dogen
  • Heinrich Dumoulin
  • Hakuin Ekaku
  • Victor Sogen Hori
  • Keizan Jokin
  • Philip Kapleau
  • Chung-fen Ming-Pen
  • Taizan Maezumi
  • Dennis Genpo Merzel
  • Soen Nakagawa
  • Ruth Fuller Sasaki
  • Sokei-an Sasaki
  • Nyogen Senzaki
  • Zenkei Shibayama
  • Eido Shimano
  • Philip Yampolsky
  • Hakuun Yasutani
  • Wayne Yokoyama
  • Katsushiro Yoshizawa

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