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Hakuin's Precious Mirror Cave: A Zen Miscellany

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The two great streams of Zen Buddhism are the Soto sect, known as the School of Quiet Reflection, and the Rinzai school of rigorous koan study. Dogen established Soto Zen in Japan, and his work is widely known in the West with many of his books translated into English. Hakuin is credited with the modern revival of the Rinzai sect and is its most important teacher. Hakuin’s ...more
Hardcover, 224 pages
Published August 11th 2009 by Counterpoint (first published June 1st 2009)
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I have been a fan of Jon Muth from his earlier comics days with his work on “Meltdown: Wolverine and Havoc” and the epic “Moonshadow” series. Fantasy writer Micheal Moorcock said of Moonshadow

‘Going’ [in the words of the Pure Land Tradition about 'going and being reborn' in the Pure Land] refers to the point at which thoughts and discriminations cease in the mind. ‘Being reborn’ refers to attainment of the ground of ultimate single-mindedness. ‘Arriving’ in the phrase “Amida arrives to welcome y
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Jul 16, 2012 Ava rated it it was amazing
Another thoughtful work about Zen Master Hakuin by Norman Waddell. i am starting to think that no one does this better than Waddell!
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