Three-Hundred-Mile Tiger: The Record of Lin-Chi Translation and Commentary...
This version of the Record of Lin-Chi (founder of Rinzai school of Zen) comes with a hefty commentary that bridges the gap between East and West. Sokei-an's commentary is suitable for both beginners and advanced students - reviewed by Mark Bush
Book Review: Awakened Cosmos
The mind of Classical Chinese poetry by David Hilton
Jeremy Frank reviews a book of poems by Tu Fu which charts the poet's spiritual understanding. Poetry is often used to give a sense of the 'ineffable' and the translator, David Hilton also supplies a useful commentary on Tu Fu's succinct insights.
Review: In China Root:
Taoism, Ch’an, and Original Zen by David Hinton
Rachel Hilton assesses David Hinton's new book which argues that Zen schools have a greater debt to Taoism than previously realised in the West. The author yakes a philological journey into the problem of translating Chinese characters into Western languages.
Book Review:Entangled Life
How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds, and Shape Our Futures” by...
Peter Glynne Jones reviews this book from biologist Merlin Sheldrake (son of Rupert), on the fascinating world of fungi. A book that challenges our sense of who we are and what we think our role in this life may be.
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