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The Gateless Gate: The Classic Book of Zen Koans

The Gateless Gate: The Classic Book of Zen Koans

by Koun Yamada

Publisher: Wisdom Publications MA
ISBN: 9780861719716
Pages: 288
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 8 Mb
Date posting: 2020-11-21
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In The Gateless Gate, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching stories. This translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case. Yamada played a seminal role in bringing Zen Buddhism to the West from Japan, going on to be the head of the Sanbo Kyodan Zen Community. The Gateless Gate would be invaluable if only for the translation and commentary alone, yet it's loaded with extra material and is a fantastic resource to keep close by: This book includes an in-depth ...