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One of the few commentaries on Zen koans by an American Zen master. Twenty-one chapters centered on koans from classic collections, western literary sources, and modern encounters, the talks in this book take up different subjects such as intimacy, illness and healing, the perils of the spiritual path, among others. Together, these discourses show the importance and relevance of the Zen koan as a powerful tool of spiritual study not limited to intellectual comprehension.
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John Daido Loori is the founder of the Mountains and Rivers Order, abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery, and a lineage holder in the Rinzai and Soto Schools of Zen. Loori is known for his unique adaptation of traditional Buddhism into an American context, particularly with regard to the arts and the environment, and the use of modern media as a vehicle of spiritual training and social change. Loori is the author of True Dharma Eye: Master Dogen's Three Hundred Koans and The Zen of Creativity, among others.
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Book Description Dharma Communications, 1994. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111882795180
Book Description Dharma Communications, 1994. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1882795180