Wisdom Publications: June 2004
In The Gateless Gate
, one of modern Zen Buddhism's uniquely influential masters offers classic commentaries on the Mumonkan
, one of Zen's greatest collections of teaching stories. This translation was compiled with the Western reader in mind, and includes Koan Yamada's clear and penetrating comments on each case. Yamada played a seminal role in bringing Zen Buddhism to the West from Japan, going on to be the head of the Sanbo Kyodan Zen Community. The Gateless Gate
would be invaluable if only for the translation and commentary alone, yet it's loaded with extra material... View More...