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Samurai Zen : the warrior koans

Author: Trevor Leggett
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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"Samurai Zen: the Warrior Koans unites 100 of the rare riddles representing the core spiritual discipline of Japan's ancient samurai tradition. Dating from the thirteenth-century records of Japan's Kamakura temples, and traditionally guarded with a reverent secrecy, they reflect the earliest manifestation of pure Zen in Japan as created by Zen Masters for their warrior pupils."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Early works
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shōnan kattōroku. English.
Samurai Zen.
London ; New York : Routledge, 2003
(DLC) 2002036938
(OCoLC)51022961
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Leggett
ISBN: 0203380614 9780203380611 0203386795 9780203386798
OCLC Number: 53319399
Language Note: Translation of: Shōnan kattōroku. Cf. CIP gally.
Notes: Originally published: The warrior kōans. London ; Boston : Arkana, 1985. With new introd.
Description: 1 online resource (216 pages, [1] leaf of plates) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction / Trevor Leggett --
Imai Fukuzan's introduction to Shonan-katto-roku --
Extracts from Imai Fukuzan's introduction to Warrior Zen --
Kamakura koans --
No. 1. mirror of Enkakuji --
No. 2. Hachiman asks to hear the dharma --
No. 3. Saving Kajiwara's soul --
No. 4. Daikaku's one-word sutra --
No. 5. Bukko's no-word sutra --
No. 6. Daikaku's one-robe Zen --
Bukko's loin-cloth Zen --
No. 7. bucket without a bottom --
No. 8. Jizo stands up --
No. 9. Jizo coming out of the hall --
No. 10. well of youth --
No. 11. Putting out the fire in Hell Valley --
No. 12. Rankei's shari pearls --
No. 13. deer at the sermon --
No. 14. snake round the Ginko tree --
No. 15. dragon crest --
No. 16. great Buddha of Hase --
No. 17. Numbering the waves on Yui beach --
No. 18. Tokimune's thing below the navel --
No. 19. gate by which all the Buddhas come into the world --
No. 20. rite of the Treasury of Space --
No. 21. How priest Isshin saved the ghost --
No. 22. Stopping the fighting across the river --
No. 23. verse facing death --
No. 24. Cave of Man in Mount Fuji --
No. 25. Nembutsu Robe --
No. 26. Benzaiten of Enoshima --
No. 27. god Hachiman --
No. 28. rite of the wind god at Kamakura --
No. 29. one-word charm of Enkakuji --
No. 30. Mirror Zen --
Introduction --
Mirror Zen --
the Verses --
No. 31. very first Jizo --
No. 32. nyo-i sickle of Enkakuji --
No. 33. cat-monster --
No. 34. destruction of the toad at Kaizoji --
No. 35. Kannon at Hase --
No. 36. Yakushi of a thousand forms --
No. 37. snake at Itozaki --
No. 38. Bukko's age --
No. 39. birth of the Buddha --
No. 40. 'The world-honoured one has been born!' --
No. 41. flower hall on Buddha's birthday --
No. 42. Sermon --
No. 43. source of heaven --
No. 44. Wielding the spear with hands empty --
No. 45. Kenchoji library --
No. 46. Sameness.
Other Titles: Shōnan kattōroku.
Warrior kōans.
Responsibility: Trevor Leggett.

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"Samurai Zen: the Warrior Koans unites 100 of the rare riddles representing the core spiritual discipline of Japan's ancient samurai tradition. Dating from the thirteenth-century records of Japan's Kamakura temples, and traditionally guarded with a reverent secrecy, they reflect the earliest manifestation of pure Zen in Japan as created by Zen Masters for their warrior pupils."--Jacket.

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