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Shobogenzo: Zen Essays by Dogen

Shobogenzo: Zen Essays by Dogen (New)

by Dogen

Publisher: University of Hawaii

Binding: Paperback

Book ID: 9780824814014, 0824814010

$16.00

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"Cleary succeeds in offering us a good deal ... in flowing English, [and] provides the best of Dgen in a modest volume. His introductory comments give the reader a fair idea of what the main text is all about; the notes after each chapter are helpful without being cumbersome. The book will indeed make accessible to a wide audience a Zen classic that deserves world-wide attention." -- Monumenta Nipponica

A remarkable collection of essays, Shbgenz, "Treasury of the Eye of True Teaching," was composed in the thirteenth century by the Zen master Dgen, founder of the St Zen school in Japan. Through its linguistic artistry and its philosophical subtlety, the Shbgenz presents a thorough recasting of Buddhism with a creative ingenuity that has never been matched in the subsequent literature of Japanese Zen. With this translation of thirteen of the ninety-five essays, Thomas Cleary attempts to convey the form as well as the content of Dgen's writing, thereby preserving the instrumental structure of the original text. Together with pertinent commentary, biography, and notes, these essays make accessible to a wider audience a Zen classic once considered the private reserve of St monks and Buddhologists. Readers from many fields in the sciences and humanities will find themselves richly rewarded.

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