The Path to Bodhidharmaby Priscilla Daichi Storandt
When studying ancient Eastern philosophies, it is a rare opportunity to learn the art directly from a living master. Shodo Harada Roshi is one such legend-he attained dharma transmission from Yamada Mumon Roshi and went on to become abbot of the Sogen-ji monastery in Okayama, Japan, where he has taught ever since. Now Zen students of all levels can glean from Harada's wisdom in this modern classic of Zen literature. With clear, accessible language, and a special section in which Harada answers real questions from Zen students, The Path to Bodhidharma deserves a place on the bookshelves of all students of Zen, philosophy, and life.Shodo Harada Roshi was born in 1940 in Japan. He began his Zen training in 1962, and trained under Yamada Mumon Roshi for twenty years, at which time he was given dharma transmission and was made abbot of Sogen-ji monastery in Okayama, Japan. He has been teaching ever since, and is the author of Morning Dewdrops of the Mind: Teachings of a Contemporary Zen Master (North Atlantic Books). Priscilla Daichi Storandt is also the translator of Morning Dewdrops of the Mind: Teachings of a Contemporary Zen Master.
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