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Zen Poems of China and Japan: The Crane's Bill (Evergreen Book)

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Capturing in verse the ageless spirit of Zen, these 150 poems reflect the insight of famed masters from the ninth century to the nineteenth. The translators, in collaboration with Zen Master Taigan Takayama, have furnished illuminating commentary on the poems and arranged them as to facilitate comparison between the Chinese and Japanese Zen traditions. The poems themselves, rendered in clear and powerful English, offer a unique approach to Zen Buddhism, “compared with which, as Lucien Stryk writes, “the many disquisitions on its meaning are as dust to living earth. We see in these poems, as in all important religious art, East or West, revelations of spiritual truths touched by a kind of divinity.”

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Capturing in verse the ageless spirit of Zen, these 150 poems reflect the insight of famed masters from the ninth century to the nineteenth. The translators, in collaboration with Zen Master Taigan Takayama, have furnished illuminating commentary on the poems and arranged them so as to facilitate comparison between the Chinese and Japanese Zen traditions. The poems themselves, rendered in clear and powerful English, offer a unique approach to Zen Buddhism, & #8220; compared with which, & #8221; as Lucien Stryk writes, & #8220; the many disquisitions on its meaning are as dust to living earth. We see in these poems, as in all important religious art, East or West, revelations of spiritual truths touched by a kind of divinity.& #8221;

Product Details

ISBN:
9780802130198
Subtitle:
The Crane's Bill
Translator:
Stryk, Lucien
Translator:
Stryk, Lucien
Translator:
Ikemoto, Takashi
Editor:
Ikemoto, Takashi
Editor:
Stryk, Lucien
Author:
Stryk, Lucien
Author:
Ikemoto, Takashi
Translator:
Ikemoto, Takashi
Translator:
Ikemoto, Takashi
Publisher:
Grove Press
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Asian
Subject:
Anthologies (multiple authors)
Subject:
Poetry (poetic works by one author)
Subject:
Zen buddhism
Subject:
Zen poetry
Subject:
Zen poetry, Japanese
Subject:
Zen poetry, Japanese -- Translations into English.
Subject:
Zen poetry, Chinese.
Subject:
Buddhism - Zen
Subject:
POE009000
Subject:
Anthologies-Miscellaneous International Poetry
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Evergreen ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Evergreen Book
Series Volume:
v. 39
Publication Date:
19940118
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 9.5 oz

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Capturing in verse the ageless spirit of Zen, these 150 poems reflect the insight of famed masters from the ninth century to the nineteenth. The translators, in collaboration with Zen Master Taigan Takayama, have furnished illuminating commentary on the poems and arranged them so as to facilitate comparison between the Chinese and Japanese Zen traditions. The poems themselves, rendered in clear and powerful English, offer a unique approach to Zen Buddhism, & #8220; compared with which, & #8221; as Lucien Stryk writes, & #8220; the many disquisitions on its meaning are as dust to living earth. We see in these poems, as in all important religious art, East or West, revelations of spiritual truths touched by a kind of divinity.& #8221;
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