Death Was His Koan: The Samurai-Zen of Suzuki Shosan (Nanzan Studies in Religion and Culture)

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9780895819987: Death Was His Koan: The Samurai-Zen of Suzuki Shosan (Nanzan Studies in Religion and Culture)
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Biography and views of Shosan (1579-1655), a samurai turned Zen Buddhist monk, by a noted scholar.

"...should be required reading for students of Japanese religion in the early modern period..."--Monumenta Nipponica

"...a systematic and thorough study...invaluable for the study of Japanese Zen..."--Religious Studies Review

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