Rosan Osamu Yoshida Limitless Life

ISBN 13: 9780967679808

Limitless Life

 
9780967679808: Limitless Life

This is the first translation of Dogen's work:
Significance of Cultivation and Verification (Shushogi),
Recorded Words (Goroku), and Poems in the Way (Doei).

Dogen is the founder of Japanese Soto Zen, and is becoming more and more famous in his profound thoughts and pure life. This publication is a good guide to essence of his thoughts and heart. Shushogi is universally read, recited in Japan. Poems shows different aspect from his major work, the Shobogenzo. Goroku was compiled, edited and approved by authorities in Japan and China as expressing Dogen's essence.

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About the Author:

Ph.D. from Columbia Univ. (1977)
M.Ph. from Columbia Univ. (1974)
M.A. from Tokyo Univ. (1969)
B.A. from Tokyo Univ. of Foreign Studies (1962)

Taught at Washington Univ. Univ. of Nebraska, SIU, Toyo Univ., etc.

Founded the Missouri Zen Center (not for profit organization in 1979). Abbot there upto now.

Officially ordained/registered priest in Soto School of Japan.

Publications (in English)(several books and many papers in Japanese):

NO SELF - A New Systematic Interpretation of Buddhism (1994)
Limitless Life (details give above)

Active in interfaith dialog and global ethic, participated in the Parliament of the World's Religions in Chicago, Cape Town, the U.N. Peace Summit, etc.

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