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
Join award-winning poet Kevin Shlosberg as he chronicles coming-of-age in his newest poetry collection To Say This is the Way One Man Went. Hailed as "superbly disturbing" and "beautifully crafted", To Say This is the Way One Man Went is the quintessential collection from a fresh voice in contemporary poetry. 90+ poems, approx. 100 pp. Themes include: travel, relationships, philosophy and dreams
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.