Whole World is a Single Flower: 365 Kong-ANS for Everyday Life, with Questions and Commentary

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C.E. Tuttle Company, 1992 - Religion - 244 pages
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A series of Koans (Kong-An, in Korean). Some are traditional, some are taken from the teachings of Seung Sahn, and some are from Christian sources. If you are in to Koan practice, you will find some new material here. Read full review

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Zen Master Seung Sahn (1927-2004) was the first teacher to bring Korean Zen Buddhism to America, having already established temples in Japan and Hong Kong. In 1972 he came to the United States and started what became the Providence Zen Center, the first center in what is now the Kwan Um School of Zen, which now includes more than eighty centers and groups worldwide. His students called him Dae Soen Sa Nim, "Great Honored Zen Teacher," and he was the 78th Zen master in his line of dharma transmission in the Chogye order of Korean Buddhism. His books include The Compass of Zen, Dropping Ashes on the Buddha, Only Don't Know, and The Whole World Is a Single Flower: 365 Kong-ans for Everyday Life.

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