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Treasury of the True Dharma Eye: Zen Master Dogen's Shobo Genzo

Publisher: Shambhala
BISAC/Subject: PHI003000, PHI025000, REL092000, REL007030
ISBN: 9780834828360, Related ISBNs: 0834828367, 1590309359, 9780834828360, 9781590309353
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 1280,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: The complete English translation of one of the great Zen classics and works of Japanese literature, by the founder of the Soto school—now in a single volume
 
Treasury of the True Dharma Eye (Shobo Genzo, in Japanese) is a monumental work, considered to be one of the profoundest expressions of Zen wisdom ever put on paper, and also the most outstanding literary and philosophical work of Japan. It is a collection of essays by Eihei Dogen (1200–1253), founder of Zen’s Soto school.

Kazuaki Tanahashi and a team of translators that represent a Who’s Who of American Zen have produced a translation of the great work that combines accuracy with a deep understanding of Dogen’s voice and literary gifts. This eBook includes a wealth of materials to aid understanding, including maps, lineage charts, a bibliography, and an exhaustive glossary of names and terms—and, as a bonus, the most renowned of all Dogen’s essays, “Recommending Zazen to All People.”
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