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To: alt.zen
From: Ludd)
Subject: Re: Koans
Date: 18 Feb 1999 16:23:59 GMT

In <>
(karen) writes: 

Wisdom asked:
> have read a few books on Zen
> was wondering if anyone had any good recomendations for books
> of koans

> "The Gateless Barrier : The Wu-Men Kuan".  Robert Aitken.  
> North Point Press.  1991. ISBN: 0865474427.
> "The Blue Cliff Record".  Thomas Cleary. Shambhala.
> 1992.   ISBN: 0877736227.
> "Unlocking the Zen Koan: A New Translation of the Zen Classic 
> Wumenguan". Thomas Cleary.  North Atlantic Books. 1997.  
> ISBN: 155643247X.
> "Book of Serenity".  Thomas Cleary. Shambhala.
> 1998.  ISBN: 1570623813.
> "Two Arrows Meeting in Mid Air:  The Zen Koan".  John Daido Loori.
> Tuttle.  1994.  ISBN: 0-8048-3012-6.
> "The World: A Gateway, Commentaries on the Mumonkan."  Albert Low.
> Tuttle.  1995.  ISBN 0-8048-3046-0.
> "The Zen Koan."  Isshu Miura and Ruth Fuller Sasaki.
> Harcourt Brace.  1993.  0-15-699981-1.
> "Zen Flesh, Zen Bones: A Collection of Zen and Pre-Zen Writings".  
> Paul Reps.  Tuttle.  1998.  ISBN: 0-8048-3186-6.
> "The Whole World Is A Single Flower: 365 Kong-ans for Everyday 
> Life". Zen Master Seung Sahn.  Tuttle, 1992.  ISBN: 0-8048-1782-0.
> "Dropping Ashes on the Buddha".  Zen Master Seung Sahn.  
> Grove Press.  1976.  ISBN: 0-8021-3052-6.
> "Two Zen Classics".  Katsuki Sekida.
> Weatherhill.  1995.  ISBN: 0-8348-0130-2.

   A monk was on his way to interview Chao-chou, but he saw that
   Chao-chou was sitting with his robe covering his head, so he
   went back.
   Chao-chou said, "You can't say I didn't answer you."

                                 - Record of Chao-chou, #480

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