Book Title: A Zen Forest : Zen Sayings
Author: Soiko Shigematsu
Format: Paperback | 140 pages
Publication Date: 15 Oct 2004
The essence of Zen is contained in the phrases and poems presented here, along with an introduction by Gary Snyder. The sayings range from profound to mystifying to comical and appear in vivid, poetic English. First compiled in 15th century Japan, the book contains Zen phrases and verses taken from Zen classics, sutras, and the poetry of China.