Cultivating the Empty Field: The Silent Illumination of Zen Master Hongzhi

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By: Taigen Dan Leighton.
Cultivating the Empty Field: The Silent Illumination of Zen Master Hongzhi is a translation of the core of Chinese Ch'an master Hongzhi's Extensive Record.

Taigen Dan Leighton provides an informative introduction, tracing Hongzhi's life, explaining important facets of his teaching, and fixing Hongzhi's place in the Soto tradition and the Zen tradition as a whole. Featured in this volume are 23 religious verses addressing the foundational teaching poems of Soto Zen and an extensive bibliography.