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How to do ZAZEN
Author: Harada Shōdō Roshi
Trans. by Priscilla Daichi Storandt and Thomas Yūhō Kirchner
Publisher: Institute for Zen Studies, Kyoto, Japan, 2010
Language: English
Dimensions: 5.6 x 0.2 x 8.6; 64 pages
Price: 6,60yen (including tax)
ISBN978-4-88182-258-6 C0015
Book details (name of author, etc.):2010/10/8
An English translation of Harada Shōdō Roshi’s detailed instructions on Zen meditation for his Western students at Sōgen-ji Monastery. The book also contains a brief biography of Harada Roshi, the Roshi’s answers to frequently asked questions on Zen, and romanized versions with English translations of the sutras and dharanis read during daily services at Zen temples. This book replaces the Institute’s earlier book, How to Practice Zazen, by Yamada Mumon Roshi.

Romanized/translated sutra texts contained in this volume:

  • Heart Sutra
  • Dharani to Protect Against Misfortune
  • Dharani of Great Compassion
  • Hakuin Zenji’s Song of Zazen
  • Ten-Phrase Kanzeon-sutra for Extending Life
  • Four Bodhisattva Vows
  • Five Reflections

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How can I purchase this book from you? I cannot find it in the US Lisa Morton
Dear Lisa Morton
Thank you for your inquiry.

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