Like a Dream, Like a Fantasy: The Zen Writings and Translations of Nyogen Senzaki

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Japan Publications, 1978 - Art - 128 pages
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Just as D.T. Suzuki introduced the West to Zen philosophy, Nyogen Senzaki introduced the West to Zen practice. One of the first Zen masters to emigrate from Japan to the United States, Senzaki became the first great Buddhist teacher to fully immerse himself in the everyday life of the West, and his teachings and practice-centers influences a generation of Western Zen practitioners. "Like a Dream, Like a Fantasy offers an intimate, in-depth look at one of Zen's earliest American teachers. The book features over 40 separate pieces, including essential talks, essays, and poetry. These works not only offer instruction in Zen, but also reveal Senzaki as a man and provide a rare look into the pioneer days of Zen in America. A striking collection that resonates both as a chronicle and a companion, "Like a Dream, Like a Fantasy is a powerful and informative title that sparkles with numerous treasures.

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Contents

Chinese Poems
21
On Nirvana Day
28
On Soyen Shaku
38
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