Francis Harold Cook



Average rating: 4.1 · 135 ratings · 16 reviews · 4 distinct works
How to Raise an Ox: Zen Pra...

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Hua-Yen Buddhism: The Jewel...

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3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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“The prospect of future lives in remote heavens as a compensation for the inadequacy of our present lives is a bad tradeoff for losing out on the present.”
Francis Harold Cook, How to Raise an Ox: Zen Practice as Taught in Zen Master Dogen's Shobogenzo, Including Ten Newly Translated Essays

“The object of Zen is not to kill all feelings and become anesthetized to pain and fear. The object of Zen is to free us to scream loudly and fully when it is time to scream.”
Francis Harold Cook, How to Raise an Ox: Zen Practice as Taught in Zen Master Dogen's Shobogenzo, Including Ten Newly Translated Essays

“The Buddha is found in other people - even the ones we do not like very much.”
Francis Harold Cook, How to Raise an Ox: Zen Practice as Taught in Zen Master Dogen's Shobogenzo, Including Ten Newly Translated Essays



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