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Teachings on Koan

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The Book of Equanimity
New translation of Book of Serenity, with good comments by a contemporary American Zen teacher.
Gerry Shishin Wick
Mar 25, 2005
The Book of Serenity: One Hundred Zen Dialogues
Translation (with traditional commentary) of 100 koans.
Thomas Cleary
Mar 22, 2005
Tou-shuai's Three Barriers
"When your life is ending how will you be free?" Zoketsu discusses practice in the light of our living and dying.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
May 20, 2003
Yunmen's "Sidetracked!"
A Commentary on Mumonkan, case 39
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Mar 18, 2003
Ruiyan Calls the Master
Talking to yourself as Zen practice and other suggestions for daily life practice.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jan 11, 2003
Baizhang's Fox
500 lives reborn as a fox for one misstep! Zoketsu speaks on karma and practice.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Jan 10, 2003
Not Mind, Not Buddha, Not Anything
Nanquan Puyuan (Nanchuan) responded to the monks request for further teaching "[This truth] is not mind, not Buddha, ...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Dec 11, 2001
1. Zen Koan Practice Introduction: Who Hears this Sound
This is an introduction to Koan Study. Zoketsu discusses the history of Koans and their relationship to Zen practice ...
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Mar 13, 2001
Mumonkan, caso 5: El hombre colgado del árbol de Xiangyan
... Aun si has memorizado todos los sutras, no puedes utilizarlos.
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Sep 12, 2000
The Koan
Another collection of scholarly essays about the origins and uses of the koan literature in Zen history.
Dale S. Wright
Steven Heine
Apr 20, 2000