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ZEN NOTES, 1956

January, 1956

January, 1956

The Heart of Great Wisdom Sutra, Calligraphy by Isshu Miura Roshi
The Heart of Great Wisdom Sutra, Translation by Isshu Miura Roshi
Errata: Rinzai--"Lin-Chi" was from China, not Japan

February, 1956

February, 1956

Is There Some Benefit From Studying Buddhism?, by Sokei-an Sasaki
The Most Priceless Thing: Nyogen Senzaki on the head of a dead cat
Chinese Characters: Eye, Man, Foot, Walking--"Right View"

March, 1956

March, 1956

At This Very Moment--Finding a Successor For Sokei-an
Isshu Miura Roshi Brings a Kansho Bell from Japan

April, 1956

April, 1956

Some Verses from Zenrin Kushu -- Calligraphy and Poetry in Translation, by Ruth Sasaki

May, 1956

May, 1956

Isshu Miura Roshi Departs From LaGuardia
The Dharmakaya of Buddha, by Sokei-an Sasaki
The Perfect Man, by Sokei-an Sasaki

June, 1956

June, 1956

The Outer House and the Inner House, by Sokei-an Sasaki
Zenrin Kushu: Poetry and Calligraphy. "The Leapord lurks in the mist..." by Ruth Sasaki
Notes: A Stearn Letter from Kyoto

July, 1956

July, 1956

Repose of Mind, by Sokei-an Sasaki
A Message from France, by Lounsbery, G. C.
A Message from Germany, by Wang-Tsing-Lung
The Festival in Commemoration of the Birth, Enlightenment, and Mahaparinirvana of Buddha
Zen Notes: Found in Countries Around the Globe

August, 1956

August, 1956

On the Twenty-Five Hundredth Anniversay of the Birth of Buddha, by Ruth Sasaki

September, 1956

September, 1956

Sokei-an Says: Pivots of Buddhism "I shall leave three or four sutras translated by my own hand."
Sokei-an Says: Kyogen and the Broken Tile
A Note on Sokei-an's Handling of Buddhist Technical Terms
Zenrin Ruishu 10: "The thickness of the bamboos...", calligraphy by Miura Roshi

October, 1956

October, 1956

Sokei-an Says: Irregularity "Everything is irregular in my country..."
Teiwa Shu, 2: "Let us live among the white clouds..." calligraphy by Isshu Miura Roshi
The Five Schools of Zen: Hogen, Ummon, Rinzai, Tosan, Ikyo, by Sokei-an Sasaki

November, 1956

November, 1956

The Art of Sumi-E, by Kimo Martin
Example of Sumi-E, centerpiece calligraphy: "Zen", by Shinji Ishikawa
On October 31, 1956, the Art of Sumi-E was Demonstrated at the First Zen Institute by Shinji Ishikawa
Japan: The Official Guide, from the Japan Travel Bureau

December, 1956

December, 1956

Bodhidharma's Two Entrances, by Sokei-an Sasaki
Note on Bodhidharma: "The Meditation on Four Acts" from D.T. Suzuki's "Essays in Zen Buddhism."

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