Tiger's Cave & Other

Tiger's Cave & Other

by Trevor Leggett, Trevor Leggett
     
 

What happens when a young Zen monk makes a terrible mistake at a public ceremony? What sort of reception does a well-known abbot get today when he visits his old teacher? The answers to these questions can be found in this fascinating translation of Japanese Zen texts by Trevor Leggett. From historical incidents to classic Zen commentaries, this is an account of…  See more details below

Overview

What happens when a young Zen monk makes a terrible mistake at a public ceremony? What sort of reception does a well-known abbot get today when he visits his old teacher? The answers to these questions can be found in this fascinating translation of Japanese Zen texts by Trevor Leggett. From historical incidents to classic Zen commentaries, this is an account of actual Zen life - the life of traditional temple training - and a valuable guide to the meaning of Zen in Japan.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780804820219
Publisher:
Tuttle Publishing
Publication date:
01/15/1995
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
196
Product dimensions:
4.50(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.00(d)

Meet the Author

Trevor Leggett is also the author of Three Ages of Zen, Encounters in Yoga and Zen, Lotus Lake Dragon Pool, A First Zen Reader, and Zen and the Ways. The Tiger's Cave was previously published as A Second Zen Reader.

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