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Rohatsu Exhortations by Hakuin Ekaku Zenji, translated by Eido Shimano and Roko Sherry Chayat. Hakuin’s clarity and energy is directly expressed in this new translation. Although they are traditionally given each night during Rohatsu sesshin at Dai Bosatsu Zendo, these exhortations can continue to sustain and encourage us at any time of the year. Illustrated, in English and Japanese. Paper, $13.00, includes shipping and handling.
The Book Of Rinzai, The Recorded Sayings Of Master Rinzai (Linji), translated by Eido Shimano. A clear, penetrating and dynamic translation by Eido Shimano Roshi. From 9th century China, Rinzai presents us with the perfect guidebook for 21st century America. Hardcover, $34.00, includes shipping and handling.
Selected Teishos on Gateless Gate, by Yamakawa Sogen Roshi. Through rare historical anecdotes, as well as his own insights and experiences, Yamakawa Roshi brings these famous koans to life. Translated from the Japanese by Saiun Atsumi Hara. Hardcover, $24.00, includes shipping and handling.
The Diamond Sutra, the Surangama Sutra, and The Lotus Sutra: Chapter XXV, printed with Japanese-style accordion-fold pages. The special three-sutra edition is the only one of its kind to include the Japanese and English versions of the Diamond Sutra, a dialog between Buddha and his disciple Subhuti. This special package also includes romanized versions of Surangama Sutra, and The Lotus Sutra: Chapter XXV, for chanting and study. Includes notes. Hard cover, with slipcase, $29.00, includes shipping and handling.
Like a Dream, Like a Fantasy: The Zen Teachings and Translations of Nyogen Senzaki, edited by Eido Shimano. Just as D.T. Suzuki introduced the West to Zen philosophy, Nyogen Senzaki helped introduce it to Zen practice, becoming the first great Japanese meditation master to fully immerse himself in the everyday life of America. Paperback, $22.00, includes shipping and handling.
Eloquent Silence: Nyogen Senzaki’s Gateless Gate and Other Previously Unpublished Teachings and Letters, Shinge Roko Sherry Chayat, editor. The most comprehensive collection available of Nyogen Senzaki’s brilliant teachings, Eloquent Silence brings new depth and breadth to our knowledge and appreciation of this historic figure. It makes available for the first time his complete commentaries on the Gateless Gate, one of the most important and beloved of all Zen texts, as well as on koans from the Blue Rock Annals and the Book of Equanimity. Paperback, $23.00, includes shipping and handling.
Namu Dai Bosa: A Transmission of Zen Buddhism to America, by Nyogen Senzaki, Soen Nakagawa and, Eido Shimano, edited by Louis Nordstrom. Through words, paintings, and poetry comes the mind of three great Zen Masters. Hardcover, $42.00, includes shipping and handling.