Great Fool has 68 ratings and 3 reviews. Priyank said: This book is a collection of Japanese Zen master Ryokan’s kanshi poems, composed in classical Chin. Ryōkan Taigu (良寛大愚) (–) was a quiet and eccentric Sōtō Zen Buddhist monk who . Great Fool: Zen Master Ryōkan: Poems, Letters, and Other Writings (ISBN X), , by Ryuichi Abe (with Peter Haskel). Ryokan. The Zen Poet Ryokan Taigu (–) is one of the most . Great Fool: Zen Master Ryōkan: Poems, Letters, and Other Writings,
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He is also known by the name Ryokwan in English. Don’t do things you know you shouldn’t be greeat. Kanshi Poems in Chinese. Matt rated it it was amazing Jan 21, Juho rated it really liked it Jun 02, Heart warming, tender and honest.
In contrast to Zen masters of his time who pr Taigu Ryokan remains one of the most popular figures in Japanese Buddhist history. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.
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Add to want list. He was gentle, stern, and not presumptuous. Lists with This Book. Pele at the temple. Although it lacks chronological order, the Curious Account is invaluable for showing how Ryokan was understood and remembered by his contemporaries.
This book is a collection of Japanese Zen master Ryokan’s kanshi poems, composed in classical Chinese, waka poems, composed in Japanese syllabary, some letters and his reflections on Buddhism. Reflections on Buddhism pp.
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Great Fool is the first study in a Western language to offer a comprehensive picture of the legendary poet-monk and his oeuvre. Consisting of anecdotes and episodes, sketches from Ryokan’s everyday life, the Curious Accounts is invaluable for showing how Ryokan was vreat and remembered by his contemporaries. Despite his religious and artistic sophistication, Ryokan referred to himself as “Great Fool” and refused to place himself within the cultural elite of his age.
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. He loved children, and sometimes forgot to ryoakn for food because he was playing with the children of the nearby village. To ask other readers questions about Great Foolplease sign up.