Cultivating the Empty Field
The Silent Illumination of Zen Master Hongzhi Revised edition
By (author) Taigen Dan Leighton
Cultivating the Empty Field by Taigen Dan Leighton
Book DescriptionFirst to articulate the meditation method known to contemporary Zen practitioners as Shikantaza ('just sitting'), Chinese Zen master Hongzhi is one of the most influential poets in all Zen writings. This revised translation of Hongzhi's poetry treats the reader to his profound wisdom and beautiful literary gift. In addition to dozens of poems, translator Daniel Leighton offers an introduction that places the master's work in a historical context, as well as charts and other information.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780804832403
(215mm x 140mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Tuttle Publishing
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
Publish Date: 20-Sep-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Taigen Dan Leighton
Zen Master Hongzhi lived in the 12th century and was an extremely influential Zen master and poet. Translator Daniel Leighton is the author of Boddhisattva Archetypes and the translator of Dogen's The Wholehearted Way.
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