In this work Francis Dojun Cook has translated ten practice-oriented chapters of Master Eihei Dogen’s masterwork, the Shobogenzo, in which Dogen discusses what is involved in the wholehearted, moment-to-moment practice of Zen, with numerous examples from the lives of past masters.
|notes:||Contents: The importance of faith, Arousing the thought of enlightenment, Karma, Scriptures, Giving life to our lives, Concerning the translation, General recommendations for doing good (Fukan zazengi), The sounds of the valley streams, the forms of the mountains (Keisei sanshoku), Arousing the supreme thought (Hotsu mujo shin), Home departure (Shukke), Paying homage and acquiring the essence (Raihai tokkuzui), Spring and fall (Shunjo), Deep faith in cause and effect (Shinjin inga), The Tathagata’s whole body (Nyorai zenshin), Continuous practice (Gyoji), Everyday life (Kajo). Foreword by Taizan Maezumi Roshi.|
|publisher:||Center Publications, 1978, 1979; Wisdom Publications, 2002|
|publication place:||Los Angeles; Boston|
|english publication date:||1978|
|description:||xvi, 211 p. : geneological charts ; 20 cm.|