Refining Your Life: From the Zen Kitchen to Enlightenment

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Weatherhill, 1983 - Religion - 122 pages
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In the 13th century, Master Dogen wrote a practical manual of instructions for the Zen cook. In drawing paralells between preparing meals for the Zen monastery and spiritual training, however, he reveals more than simply the rules and manners of the Zen kitchen; he teaches us how to cook or refine our lives."

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describes life as a zen monk in period.
many personal accounts. readable.
in my opinion, not bad.

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wonderful book. a classic text by Zen Master Dogen and a spirited commentary from personal experience and great devotion to the path and his teachers by Roshi Uchiyama. Read full review

Contents

How to Cook Your Life Jinsei Ryori no Hon
21
The Tenzo Kyokun and Shikantaza
23
Concerning the Religious Life
31
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Dogen (1200-1253) is known as the founder of the Japanese Soto Zen sect.

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