Wind Bell: Teachings from the San Francisco Zen Center 1968-2001

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Michael Wenger
North Atlantic Books, 2002 - Philosophy - 322 pages
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In the 1960s, the San Francisco Zen Center established itself as a focal point for the study and practice of Zen Buddhism. Lectures and talks given at the center and compiled for this collection cover such topics as applying Zen to family life ('Karma, Dharma, and Diapers'), to other disciplines ('Facing the Darkness in Buddhism and Psychotherapy'), and to artistic creation ('Creation in an Instant').
  

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Contents

The Trikaya SHUNRYU SUZUKI
3
One Particle of Dust SHUNRYU SUZUKI 2 5
33
Zazen Rituals and Precepts
39
Awakening the WillBody RICHARD BAKER
49
Raising the Banner of Truth DAININ KATAGIRI
57
Four Views of Love MEL WEITSMAN
65
Cultivating Beginners Mind YVONNE RAND
71
Buddhas Miraculous Power KATHERINE THANAS
77
Meditating with Anger RITA GROSS
175
Why Dogen? KAZUAKI TANAHASHI
183
Lay Bodhisattva Initiation Ceremony REB ANDERSON
199
Zazen Posture PAT PHELAN 2 13
2-13
Dharma Transmission ZEN CENTER TRANSMITTED TEACHERS
2-19
A Yurok Story HARRY ROBERTS 2 37
2-37
Facing the Darkness in Buddhism
2-43
Karma Dharma and Diapers LEE KLINGERLESSER 2 51
2-51

Suzuki Roshis Teaching of Shikantaza REB ANDERSON
83
Suzuki Roshis Practice of Shikantaza MEL WEITSMAN
89
What Is This? BLANCHE HARTMAN
103
Acedia and the Good Friend LINDA RUTH CUTTS
111
On Right Translation of Buddhist Terms LAMA GOVINDA 12 3
123
Vimalakirti ROBERT THURMAN
139
Watering the Seeds of Buddhism THICH NHAT HANH
151
The looFoot Pole
163
Apple Crisp LAURA BURGES 2 59
2-59
Seventyseven Years of My Life MITSU SUZUKI 2 73
2-73
An Interview with
2-79
Chews Ridge Ceremony TEAH STROZER 2 97
2-97
The Agony of Hate RACHEL CARR
305
Fire Comes to Tassajara GAELYN GODWIN
311
The Oxherding Pictures ROBERT DODGE
319
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Wenger is Dean of Buddhist Studies at the San Francisco Zen Center.

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