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Questions to a Zen Master

Taisen Deshimaru

Questions to a Zen Master

Political and Spiritual Answers from the Great Japanese Master

by Taisen Deshimaru

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  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Zen Buddhism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsNancy Amphoux (Editor, Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9304743M
    ISBN 100140193421
    ISBN 109780140193428
    OCLC/WorldCa28305007


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QUESTIONS TO A ZEN MASTER is a book of questions and answers with Taisen Deshimaru, a Zen monk who left Japan for France in the s and taught there until his death in Taisen Deshimaru was a Zen master, yes, but he was also a simple, ordinary man.

And it is this viewpoint that so enriches his explanation of Zen by: 4. QUESTIONS TO A ZEN MASTER is a book of questions and answers with Taisen Deshimaru, a Zen monk who left Japan for France in the s and taught there until his death in Taisen Deshimaru was a Zen master, yes, but he was also a simple, ordinary man.

And it is this viewpoint that so enriches his explanation of Zen Buddhism/5(11). Questions to a Zen Master book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. True religion, the great Japanese teacher Taisen Deshima /5(8).

About Questions to a Zen Master “True religion,” the great Japanese teacher Taisen Deshimaru wrote, “is not esoteric or mystical, it is not an exercise in well-being or gymnastics. True religion is the highest Way, the absolute Way: zazen.”. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Translation of: Questions à un maître zen.

Description: xv, pages ; 21 cm: Other Titles. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Questions à un maître zen.

Responsibility: Taisen Deshimaru. A koan is a riddle or puzzle that Zen Buddhists use during meditation to help them unravel greater truths about the world and about themselves.

Zen masters have been testing their students with these stories, questions, or phrases for centuries. Many koans can be traced back to the collections of sayings amassed by Chinese priests in the 12th Author: Carol Kuruvilla.

Zen is the common between the two words and Shi means a teacher, therefore a Zen Master means a teacher of Zazen. But I think that we should be careful in thinking Zen. Because in Buddhism we sometimes find a strange fact, that the word Zen is sometimes used for representing a special meaning of something mystical.