The Heart of Dogen's Shobogenzo #2020

The Heart of Dogen's Shobogenzo By Dōgen Norman Waddell Masao Abe The Heart of Dogen s Shobogenzo The Heart of Dogen s Shobogenzo provides exhaustively annotated translations of the difficult core essays of Shobogenzo the masterwork of Japanese Zen master Dogen Kigen the founder of Soto Zen This
  • Title: The Heart of Dogen's Shobogenzo
  • Author: Dōgen Norman Waddell Masao Abe
  • ISBN: 9780791452424
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Heart of Dogen's Shobogenzo By Dōgen Norman Waddell Masao Abe The Heart of Dogen s Shobogenzo provides exhaustively annotated translations of the difficult core essays of Shobogenzo, the masterwork of Japanese Zen master Dogen Kigen, the founder of Soto Zen This book is centered around those essays that generations have regarded as containing the essence of Dogen s teaching These translations, revised from those that first appearedThe Heart of Dogen s Shobogenzo provides exhaustively annotated translations of the difficult core essays of Shobogenzo, the masterwork of Japanese Zen master Dogen Kigen, the founder of Soto Zen This book is centered around those essays that generations have regarded as containing the essence of Dogen s teaching These translations, revised from those that first appeared in the 1970s, clarify and enrich the understanding of Dogen s religious thought and his basic ideas about Zen practice and doctrine Dogen s uncommon intellectual gifts, combined with a profound religious attainment and an extraordinary ability to articulate it, make Shobogenzo unique even in the vast literature the Zen school has produced over the centuries, securing it a special place in the history of world religious literature.
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    1. Dōgen Norman Waddell Masao Abe

      D gen Zenji also D gen Kigen , or Eihei D gen , or Koso Joyo Daishi was a Zen Buddhist teacher and the founder of the S t Zen school of Buddhism in Japan.

    336 thoughts on “The Heart of Dogen's Shobogenzo”

    1. If you aren t familiar with Dogen prepare to read this at a snail s pace This is a very difficult book but worth the struggle though it could be that the struggle is the whole point.Dogen alludes to a story about a monk who asks Shih shuang, What is the meaning of Bodhidharma s coming from the west The master replies, A rock in emptiness The master asks if he understands The monk says no Good thing, the master responds If you did I d break your skull Which is to say that understanding in the nor [...]


    2. This is the best translation of some of the most important fascicles of the Shobogenzo I also recommend Masao Abe s translated book of essays on Dogen SUNY Press as a guide Dogen is the greatest philosopher to have written in Japanese and, in my judgment, the greatest Buddhist philosopher after Nagarjuna Having lived from 1200 to 1253, his work is, perhaps, relevant than ever.


    3. best book ever written about the nature of reality and self shobogenzo was written by a 13th century zen monk


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