The Sound of the One Hand: 281 Zen Koans with Answers ePub download
by Yoel Hoffmann
- ISBN: 0586082654
- ISBN13: 978-0586082652
- ePub: 1622 kb | FB2: 1224 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Buddhism
- Publisher: HarperCollins Distribution Services (June 9, 1977)
- Pages: 320
- Rating: 4.5/5
- Votes: 356
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First of all, koans are multi-layered and will present different aspects to the practitioner at different times in her/his study . The main body of the text (not presented by Hoffmann) comprises a lengthy critique and analysis of the contemporary Rinzai schools.
First of all, koans are multi-layered and will present different aspects to the practitioner at different times in her/his study of them, so the idea of a single "correct" response is pretty far off. Second, in many cases the answer that can be written down is not a solid response anyway, especially for one who memorizes and apes i.
Including koans that go back to the master who first brought the koan teaching method from China to Japan in the eighteenth century, this . For all that, The Sound of the One Hand opens the door to Zen like no other book.
What we have here is an extraordinary introduction to Zen thought as lived thought, a treasury of problems, paradoxes, and performance that will appeal to artists, writers, and philosophers as well as Buddhists and students of religion.
Yoel Hoffmann For all that, The Sound of One Hand Clapping opens the door to Zen like no other book. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read.
When The Sound of One Hand Clapping came out in Japan in 1916 it caused a scandal. Zen was a secretive practice, its wisdom relayed from master to novice in strictest privacy. For all that, The Sound of One Hand Clapping opens the door to Zen like no other book.
For all that, The Sound of the One Hand opens the door to Zen like no other book. Following The Left Hand of God and The Last Four Things, this title reveals the fate of the angel of death. Автор: Paul Hoffman Название: The Last Four Things ISBN: 0141042397 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141042398 Издательство: Penguin Books Ltd Рейтинг
Translation of part of Gendai soji Zen hyoron. Hau Hoo; Hoffmann, Yoel. New York : Basic Books.
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Yoel Hoffmann (Translator). ANSWER Facing his head to the north and lying on his side, the pupil recreates the reclining state of Buddha entering nirvana more
Yoel Hoffmann (Translator). Ben-Ami Scharfstein (Introduction). In clapping both hands a sound is heard; what is the sound of the one hand? ANSWER The pupil faces his master, takes a correct posture, and without a word, thrusts one hand forward. MASTER If it’s that convenient a thing, let me hear it too! ANSWER Without a word, the pupil slaps his master’s face. ANSWER Facing his head to the north and lying on his side, the pupil recreates the reclining state of Buddha entering nirvana more. Aug 29, 2019 Christopher Bassett MD rated it did not like it.
Hoffmann's first book of fiction, Kätzchen - The Book of Joseph, was published in Hebrew in 1988. The Sound of the One Hand: 281 Zen Koans with Answers, Basic Books, 1975. He has since gone on to write ten more books in Hebrew, seven of which have been translated into English and published by New Directions; these seven are Katschen and The Book of Joseph (1998), Bernhard (1998), The Christ of Fish (1999), The Heart is Katmandu (2001), The Shunra and the Schmetterling (2004), Curriculum Vitae (2009), and Moods (2015).
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