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By Dosho Port

"After my loss of life i'll get back and hang-out over you, checking in your practice." Dainin Katagiri Roshi, one of many maximum pioneers of Zen in the United States, acknowledged this often, teasing Dosho Port and his fellow scholars. For Dosho, Katagiri Roshi's "haunting" nonetheless contains, to borrow a word from Warren Zevon, "keeping him in my middle some time" - carrying on with the intimate exploration of the indelible imprint Zen instructor leaves on a student's heart.

Katagiri's educating used to be right now robust, mild, and occasionally virtually even informal. For Dosho, a number of the richest teachings got here in those easy, informal moments in the course of daily interactions. The constitution of this ebook is outfitted round a sequence of such brilliant truth-happening areas, evocative of the traditional koans of the Zen culture, bearing on such subject matters because the nature and objective of Zen, the dynamic and dealing of awareness, and, after all, the functioning of the teacher-student dating.

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