By Nyogen Senzaki,Ruth Stout McCandless
Koans are the intellectually unsolvable problem-riddles on the center of the Rinzai culture of Zen Buddhism, probably the main famous one being "what is the sound of 1 hand clapping." notwithstanding well known, so much koan stay narrowly understood.
In this re-creation of The Iron Flute, 100 of the main difficult and enlightening koan from the chinese language Chan (Zen) patriarchs of the Tang and Sung dynasties are provided, in addition to observation from the good Zen masters Genro, Fugai, and Nyogen, and an in-depth biography of writer Nyogen Senzaki (1876-1958), a pioneer in bringing Zen Buddhism to the West. The Iron Flute stands on my own because the definitive paintings on koan-an crucial pathway to the tenets and perform of Zen Buddhism.
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