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Description - Secrets of the "Blue Cliff Record" by Thomas Cleary

The "Blue Cliff Record" is a classic collection of 100 traditional Zen teaching stories or koans. This translation includes the commentaries of two of the greatest Zen masters of early modern Japan - Hakuin Ekaku of the Rinzai sect and Tenkei Denson of the Soto sect. The penetrating insights and teachings of these two figures shed new light on the original work of Zen literature.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781570629129
ISBN-10: 1570629129
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 24mm)
Pages: 368
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 10-Jan-2003
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas Cleary

Thomas Cleary holds a PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He is the translator of over fifty volumes of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Islamic texts from Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, Pali, and Arabic.

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