Nothing is hidden: essays on Zen Master Dōgen's instructions for the cook
The Instructions for the Cook (Tenzo Kyokun) is a crucial and very popular text by the founder of Soto Zen, Dogen (1200-1253). Nothing Is Hidden offers a lucid translation of the text by the Soto sect's central office and Eiheiji Temple, which Dogen founded. A dozen accompanying essays by leading Japanese monks and scholars offer enlightening viewpoints on the text and treat spiritual and social practice based on its lessons.
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An Introductory Guide to Instructions for the Cook Renpo Niwa
Spreading the Dharma Engaging Your Life Dainin Katagiri
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