The Driftwood Shrine: Discovering Zen in American Poetry

The Driftwood Shrine Discovering Zen in American Poetry Representing a new approach to the West s evolving understanding of Buddhism The Driftwood Shrine is the first collection of Zen teachings to be based on the poems of great American writers In reassu

  • Title: The Driftwood Shrine: Discovering Zen in American Poetry
  • Author: John Gendo Wolff Gerry Shishin Wick
  • ISBN: 9781896559285
  • Page: 184
  • Format: Paperback
  • Representing a new approach to the West s evolving understanding of Buddhism, The Driftwood Shrine is the first collection of Zen teachings to be based on the poems of great American writers In reassuring, forthright, and often surprising language, Wolff explains how Emily Dickinson, William Carlos Williams, H.D Richard Wright, and many other poets enshrined the gentleRepresenting a new approach to the West s evolving understanding of Buddhism, The Driftwood Shrine is the first collection of Zen teachings to be based on the poems of great American writers In reassuring, forthright, and often surprising language, Wolff explains how Emily Dickinson, William Carlos Williams, H.D Richard Wright, and many other poets enshrined the gentle light of the Buddha s teaching in their work Poetry lovers and Zen practitioners alike will find themselves moved toward a penetrating awareness of the realms of spiritual resolve, impermanence, desire, faith, and awakening.

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