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Wild Ivy: The Spiritual Autobiography of Zen Master Hakuin

Authors: Ekaku, Hakuin
Publisher: Shambhala
BISAC/Subject: PHI025000, REL092000, REL007020
ISBN: 9780834823198, Related ISBNs: 0834823195, 1570627703, 1590308093, 9780834823198, 9781570627705
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 192,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: A fiery and intensely dynamic Zen teacher and artist, Hakuin (1685–1768) is credited with almost single-handedly revitalizing Japanese Zen after three hundred years of decline. As a teacher, he placed special emphasis on koan practice, inventing many new koans himself, including the famous "What is the sound of one hand clapping?" This English translation of Hakuin’s intimate self-portrait includes reminiscences from his childhood, accounts of his Zen practice and enlightenment experiences, as well as practical advice for students.
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