Books tagged: zen poetry

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Rice Eyes: Enlightenment in Dogen's Kitchen
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Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A poetic presentation of Dogen's essay Tenzo Kyokun, Instructions to the Cook, by Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan. 'Rice Eyes' is a metaphor for the non-dual world, the essential Buddhist experience of oneness. Dogen uses the role of Tenzo, or head cook, to demonstrate how to live, work, and experience a spiritual life that brings benefit to everyone.
Snow Falling in Moonlight: Odes in Praise of Dogen's Shobogenzo
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Dogen (1200-1253) is the father of Soto Zen. Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan has transformed twelve of his spiritual essays from the Shobogenzo (The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye), into poems about non-dual wisdom, luminous mind, loving kindness, and Zen practice.
The Path
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 17,830. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
The Path offers a beautifully poetic vision of an unorthodox spiritual journey spanning nearly a decade and a half. The author, Silent Temple, is neoZen in his orientation but also subtly existential and unbounded in his sensibilities. The book is beautifully illustrated by the author, as well. A must read by Western and Eastern audiences for its insights, depth of vision, and artistic mastery.
Monks, Beasts & Dreams on Heavenly Terrace
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 143,640. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
This book's pages form the record of events that really happened in the Tang-period China (the 8th century) at Guo-qing Temple secluded on Mount Tian-tai. For this no extra charge has been made with the exception of delightful insight into the background of the four figures: three eccentric persons and the forth—the unnamed tigress, a creature on the back of which Chan monk Feng Gan usually rode.
Taste of Hanshan (Cold Mountain)
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Price: $12.99 USD. Words: 31,560. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry
Han Shan and Shi De are two inseparable characters in the history of Chan (Zen) Buddhism, forming one of the most favourite subjects of Oriental fine arts: Shi De is often pictured with a broom, and Han Shan with a scroll to represent two of many paths to Enlightenment—honest labour and scriptural studies. Their poems became famous Chan quotations to be a compulsory reading for Chan practitioners.
Nature's Chorus - Reflections Amongst the Trees
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Price: Free! Words: 1,500. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
A beautiful, brief collection of 15 nature inspired poems as told through the eyes of an awakened man. Enjoy!
To Say This is the Way One Man Went: Selected Poems 1999-2012
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Series: To Say This is the Way One Man Went. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
90+ poems, approx. 100 pp. themes include (but not limited to): road-going, cats, crows, dreams, papayas, travel, zen, drugs, sex, rock n' roll, blood, domesticity, mountains, love, triangles, love-triangles, solipsism, art, friendship, scholarship, dictatorship, pigeons, and puppetry.
Memories Worth Remembering: Poems of Ecstasy and Enlightenment
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This collection of poems is a companion to the author's other two books, Now And Zen, and Autobiography of a Zen Master. These poems explore life's most important issues, such as love, loss, self-awareness and acceptance, from the author's unique Zen perspective.