The roaring stream: a new Zen reader
The Roaring, Stream: A New Zen Reader is a groundbreaking, immensely readable anthology drawn From the vast corpus of Ch'an and Zen Buddhist literature. It offers readers a tour through more than a millennium of writing, presenting one masterpiece after another in chronological progression. "You can dip into the waters of this stream, again and again, at any point Finding refreshment and perspective, " notes Robert Aitken in his introduction. "A year From now you can dip in again and find treasures that were not at all evident the First time." From lectures to letters, brief poems to extended disquisitions, this collection is an ideal point of entry For newcomers to the Zen tradition, and an essential sourcebook For those who are already " on the way."
"Now the masterpieces of Zen Buddhist writing are availa6le in a single volume," applauds Library Journal. "[This] will be the standard introduction to Zen Buddhism For years to come."
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|Grouping Author||nelson foster and jack shoemaker|
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|auth_author2||Foster, Nelson, 1951-|
Shoemaker, Jack, 1946-
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Zen literature -- Translations into English
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|title_full||The roaring stream : a new Zen reader / edited by Nelson Foster and Jack Shoemaker ; foreword by Robert Aitken|
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