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  • Published: 15 February 2007
  • ISBN: 9781590303849
  • Imprint: Shambhala
  • Format: Trade Paperback
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The Mirror Of Zen


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Zen Master So Sahn (1520–1604) is a towering figure in the history of Korean Zen. In this treasure-text, he presents in simple yet beautiful language the core principles and teachings of Zen.

Zen Master So Sahn (1520–1604) is a towering figure in the history of Korean Zen. In this treasure-text, he presents in simple yet beautiful language the core principles and teachings of Zen. Each section opens with a quotation - drawn from classical scriptures, teachings, and anecdotes - followed by the author's commentary and verse. Originally written in Chinese, the text was translated into Korean in the mid-twentieth century by the celebrated Korean monk Boep Joeng. An American Zen monk, Hyon Gak, has translated it into English.

  • Pub date: 15 February 2007
  • ISBN: 9781590303849
  • Imprint: Shambhala
  • Format: Trade Paperback

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