Daily Zen Library

1984

Shobogenzo - The Eye and Treasury of the True Law Volume 1

Translated by John Stevens and Kosen Nishiyama 1975 John Stevens, Kosen Nishiyama

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The Shobogenzo is a collection of essays and talks written by Dogen; it is a difficult and subtle work.  The original 4 volume collection used is no longer available and out of print; it was the very first complete collection of this work.  The notable quality of the translation is the natural style of the translation which helps in getting close to the meaning.

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