Dokusan with Dogen: Timeless Lessons in Negotiating the Way by Barbara Verkuilen

By Barbara Verkuilen

Dokusan is the non-public come upon among a Zen grasp and a pupil. Dogen was once a preeminent Zen grasp who lived in thirteenth century Japan. Dokusan with Dogen is a suite of reflections through a latest Zen practitioner at the transformative impact the grasp had on her existence. all the ten essays during this assortment skillfully employs a side of grasp Dogen’s instructing to elucidate oftentimes-misunderstood tenets of Zen philosophy, resembling nonattachment, selflessness, vacancy, and specifications for real perform. The knowledge of grasp Dogen is mixed with glossy medical findings, Zen lore, and modern anecdotes to supply a different formulation that entertains because it informs.

Dokusan with Dogen deals a clean point of view on outdated topics making it a great addition to anyone’s Zen library.

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