Zen Questions: Zazen, Dogen, and the Spirit of Creative Inquiry

Zen Questions: Zazen, Dogen, and the Spirit of Creative Inquiry


no matter if talking of pupil or grasp, Zen hinges at the query. Zen perform doesn't inevitably specialize in the solutions, yet on discovering an area within which we may well maintain uncertainty and stay current and upright in the course of investigations. Zen Questions starts off by means of exploring "The global of Zazen,"--the foundational perform of the Zen school--presenting it as an angle of sustained inquiry that gives us an entryway into actual repose and pleasure. From there, Leighton attracts deeply on his personal adventure as a Zen student and instructor to ask us into the creativity of Zen wisdom and perform. He explores the poetic brain of Dogen with the poetry of Rumi, Mary Oliver, Gary Snyder, or even "the American Dharma Bard" Bob Dylan. what is extra, Leighton uncovers fabulous resonances among the writings of America's Founding Fathers--including Thomas Jefferson and Ben Franklin--and the freeing beliefs on the middle of Zen.

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