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Zen: Images, Text and Teachings
     

Zen: Images, Text and Teachings

by Lucien Stryk (Text by), Miriam Levering (Introduction), Joanne Leveque (Editor), Mirian Levering
 
ELOQUENT WRITINGS FROM THE ZEN SPIRITUAL TRADITION MAGNIFICENTLY ILLUSTRATED WITH SUPERB COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS THAT CAPTURE THE ESSENCE AND ATMOSPHERE OF ZEN

Includes an introduction to the history and key concepts of Zen, written by Zen scholar Dr. Miriam Levering

Presents the intriguing spiritual puzzles of the Gateless Gate koans as well as haiku and other

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ELOQUENT WRITINGS FROM THE ZEN SPIRITUAL TRADITION MAGNIFICENTLY ILLUSTRATED WITH SUPERB COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS THAT CAPTURE THE ESSENCE AND ATMOSPHERE OF ZEN

Includes an introduction to the history and key concepts of Zen, written by Zen scholar Dr. Miriam Levering

Presents the intriguing spiritual puzzles of the Gateless Gate koans as well as haiku and other poems rich in the beauty and paradox of Zen

Editorial Reviews

This beautiful edition gathers writings from Zen spirituality, matches them with color photos reflective of these writings, and blends in poetry for maximum impact. The result is a beautiful title suitable for gift-giving for any with an interest in Zen.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579651664
Publisher:
Artisan
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
9.02(w) x 9.76(h) x 0.75(d)

Meet the Author

Lucien Stryk, whose translations figure prominently in Zen, is co-editor, with the late Takashi Ikemoto, of the Penguin Book of Zen Poetry. He lives in Dekalb, Illinois.

Dr. Miriam Levering is author of Buddhism in Sung Culture and The Zen of Women: Women Masters in Sung Zen. Currently an associate professor of religious studies at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, she serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Chinese Religions and on the steering committee of the Buddhism section of the American Academy of Religion.

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