Monastic And Religious Life Zen Buddhism Books
Books con argomento Monastic And Religious Life Zen Buddhism
Beating the Cloth Drum
Waddell Norman (TRN)
edizioni Shambhala Pubns collana Shambhala Pubns (Paperback) , 2012
Hakuin Ekaku (1685-1769) is one of the most influential figures in Zen Buddhism. He revitalized the Rinzai Zen tradition (which emphasizes the use of koans, or unanswerable questions, in meditation practice), and all masters of that school today trace their lineage back through him. He is responsible for the most famous...
How To Cook Your Life
Roshi Kosho Uchiyama
edizioni Shambhala Pubns collana Shambhala Pubns (Paperback) , 2005
In the thirteenth century, Zen master Dogen—perhaps the most significant of all Japanese philosophers, and the founder of the Japanese Soto Zen sect—wrote a practical manual of Instructions for the Zen Cook . In drawing parallels between preparing meals for the Zen monastery and spiritual training, he reveals far...
Eat Sleep Sit
Carpenter Juliet Winters (TRN)
edizioni Kodansha Amer Inc collana Kodansha Amer Inc (Hardcover) , 2009
At the age of thirty, Kaoru Nonomura left his family, his girlfriend, and his job as a designer to undertake a year of ascetic training at Eiheiji, one of the most rigorous Zen training temples in Japan. This book is Nonomura's account of his experiences. He skillfully describes every aspect of training, including...
Women in Korean Zen
edizioni Syracuse Univ Pr collana Syracuse Univ Pr (Hardcover) , 2006
Batchelor was a Zen Buddhist nun in South Korea for 10 years before leaving monastic life in 1985, and returning to Europe to write and lead retreats. She recounts her experience in order to set the context for the autobiography of Sunim (1903-94), who was a nun from age 18 to her death, which comprises the second...
The Empty Mirror
Van De Wetering Janwillem
edizioni Griffin collana Griffin (Paperback) , 1999
A small and admiral memoir that records the experiences of a young Dutch student who spent a year and a half as a novice monk in a Japanese Zen Buddhist monastery.