Hakuin's Precious Mirror Cave: A Zen Miscellany

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ReadHowYouWant.com, May 1, 2010 - 520 pages
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Having devoted a large part of his life to translating and publishing work by and about Hakuin, Buddhism's original ambassador to the West, Waddell presents us with this collection of six diverse and independent works that contains five pieces never translated into English before, some of which have been - until quite recently - unknown, even in Japan.

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Norman Waddell lives in Kyoto, Japan. His other translations include work by Dogen, Bankei, Hakuin, D. T. Suzuki, and many others.

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