His own discussions with monks and nuns as well as lay adepts have been compiled under what has come to be known as ‘Mud and Water’. By Bassui Tokusho Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui (Rev Exp) [Paperback] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The fourteenth-century Zen master Bassui was recognized as one of the most important Zen teachers of his time. Accessible and eloquent, these teachings cut to.
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Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Trivia About Mud and Water: Treasures from Juniper Ridge. The Breath of Love. Bassui takes familiar concepts in Buddhism and recasting them in an essential Zen light.
This edition of Mud and Water contains several teachings never before translated. View shipping rates and policies Average Customer Review: The Seeds of Love. And also wqter Dogen, Bassui uses powerful and often poetic language to take familiar Buddhist concepts recast them in a radically non-dual Zen light, making ancient doctrines vividly relevant.
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Shannon Ryan rated it really liked it Wzter 03, And also like Dogen, Bassui uses powerful and often poetic language to take familiar Buddhist concepts recast them in a radically non-dual Zen light, making ancient doctrines vividly relevant. He drinks the water of diverse Dharma teachings, helpfully elucidating their metaphors for us. I have difficulty with translation of dated text.
Like the revered Master Dogen several generations before him, Bassui was dissatisfied with what passed for Zen training, and taught a radically reenergized form of Zen, emphasizing deep and direct penetration into one’s own true nature.
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