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Kazuaki Tanahashi

Autore di Essential Zen

36+ opere 1,217 membri 11 recensioni 1 preferito

Sull'Autore

Kazuaki Tanahashi is the author, translator, and editor of numerous books, including Brush Mind, Sky Above, Great Wind, Zen Chants, and several collections of the works of Eihei Dogen, including the monumental Treasury of the True Dharma Eye. Zen Master Dogen's Shobo Genzo. He is also a renowned mostra altro calligraphic artist and teacher whose works have been exhibited throughout the world. He lives in Berkeley, California. mostra meno
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Serie

Opere di Kazuaki Tanahashi

Essential Zen (1994) — A cura di — 309 copie
Enlightenment Unfolds (1832) 96 copie
Penetrating Laughter (1985) 35 copie
Brush Mind (1990) 28 copie

Opere correlate

Warriors of Blood and Dream (1995) — Collaboratore — 78 copie
Temple Dusk: Zen Haiku (English and Japanese Edition) (1992) — Traduttore, alcune edizioni13 copie

Etichette

Informazioni generali

Data di nascita
1933
Sesso
male
Nazionalità
Japan
Luogo di residenza
Berkeley, California, USA
Attività lavorative
calligrapher
translator
Dharma teacher

Utenti

Recensioni

Many pithy sayings, mostly understandable. I copied several down in a notebook, which I kept and read on occasion over many years.
 
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mykl-s | 3 altre recensioni | Apr 11, 2023 |
 
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sfzclibrary | Feb 18, 2022 |
an excerpt that i find endlessly hilarious:

Seung Sahn would say, "When you eat, just eat. When you read the newspaper, just read the newspaper. Don't do anything other than what you are doing."

One day a student saw him reading the newspaper while he was eating. The student asked if this did not contradict his teaching. Seung Sahn said, "When you eat and read the newspaper, just eat and read the newspaper."
 
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aabtzu | 3 altre recensioni | May 18, 2020 |
An introduction to Zen chanting practice, with new accurate and chantable translations of the texts used in Zen centers and monasteries throughout the English-speaking world—by the renowned translator of Dogen and Ryokan.

A Zen chant is like a compass that sets us in the direction of the awakened life; it is the dynamic, audible counterpart to the silent practice of zazen, or sitting meditation; and it is a powerful expression of the fact that practice happens in community. Here is a concise guide to Zen chants for practitioners, as well as for anyone who appreciates the beauty and profundity of the poetry in dharma. An introduction to the practice is followed by fresh and carefully considered translations and adaptations of thirty-five chants—some common and others less well known—along with illuminating commentary.… (altro)
 
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PSZC | Dec 29, 2019 |

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Opere
36
Opere correlate
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Utenti
1,217
Popolarità
#21,095
Voto
4.0
Recensioni
11
ISBN
47
Lingue
2
Preferito da
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