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Zen in America

five teachers and the search for an American Buddhism

by Helen Tworkov

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Kodansha International in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Priests, Zen -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      Statementby Helen Tworkov.
      SeriesKodansha globe
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ9298 .T89 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 271 p., [16] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages271
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1079173M
      ISBN 101568360304
      LC Control Number94002488

      Robert Baker Dairyu Chotan Aitken Rōshi (J – August 5, ) was a Zen teacher in the Harada-Yasutani lineage. He co-founded the Honolulu Diamond Sangha in together with his wife, Anne Hopkins received Dharma transmission from Koun Yamada in but decided to live as a was a socialist advocating social justice for gays, women Education: University of Hawaii, University of California. SILENCE AND NOISE: Growing Up Zen in America Ivan Richmond, Author. Atria $12 (p) ISBN Buy this book. The "convert Buddhism" of the s has been around long enough to.

      Drawn from the archives of major Zen centers in America and interviews with some of the most seminal figures of American Zen, including Philip Kapleau, Bernie Glassman, Gary Snyder, and Walter Nowick, "One Bird, One Stone" presents the notable encounters between teachers and students, the moments of insight and wisdom, the quotable quotes, and the humor of Zen as it /5. An Irreverent Look at Zen in America Rev. Lynn "Jnana" Sipe - Zen Dharma Teacher - IBMC. A Dharma Talk at the IBMC Zen has had a significant religious impact in America for at least half a most of that time its influence has been limited to literature and the arts in addition to a small, but growing, sangha of ordained teachers and practitioners.

      Zen Odyssey: The Story of Sokei-an, Ruth Fuller Sasaki, and the Birth of Zen in America (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Zen Odyssey: The Story of Sokei-an, Ruth Fuller Sasaki, and the Birth of Zen in America. Author. Anderson, Janica & Schwartz, Steven Zahavi & Murphy, Sean & Watts, Joan. Publisher. Wisdom Publications. You'll receive a signed copy of Ji Hyang Padma's new book "Living the Season: Zen Practice for Transformative Times" from Quest Books offered exclusively for "Zen in America" AND you'll receive a DVD copy of the first film in the series "Zen in America" upon release (est. January ) AND a special thanks in the credits of the on: Sardinia, OH.


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With the exception of parts of Rick Field's How the Swans Came to the Lake, there has been no previous attempt to write this by: 4. Dainin Katagiri () was a central figure in the transmission of Zen in America. His first book, Zen in America book to Silence, emphasized the need to return to our original, enlightened state of being, and became one of the classics of Zen in America.

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Zen for Americans is a deceptive title for this book. It collects translations of speeches given by Soyen Shaku when he toured the US in the early-twentieth century, translated and compiled by his student D.T. Suzuki/5. Zen in America. Five Teachers and the Search for an American Buddhism.

By Helen Tworkov. Helen Tworkov wrote this book before she began Tricycle magazine, and its portrait of American Buddhism reflects the eclectic and panoramic vision that guided Tricycle through its first ten years under her leadership/5.

Jakusho Kwong, the only Asian-American in the book, emphasizes the importance of sitting meditation, posture, and breath. More outr‚ is the supercharged Bernard Glassman, a.k.a. ""the boss,"" a former aerospace engineer who oversees the Zen Center of New York while pouring most of his energy into the gourmet bakery operated by his zendo.

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The earlier books have a lightness of touch that gradually becomes much darker. The character of Zen himself is anti-heroic, which adds much to the books' irony and black humour.

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