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Author Baroni, Helen Josephine.

Title Iron eyes : the life and teachings of the Ōbaku Zen master Tetsugen Dōkō / Helen J. Baroni
Published Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2006


Description 1 online resource (ix, 259 pages)
Contents Machine generated contents note: Ch. 1 life of Tetsugen -- Ch. 2 Carving the scriptures -- Ch. 3 teachings of Tetsugen -- Ch. 4 myth of Tetsugen -- Translations -- pt. I Teaching texts -- Dharma lesson in Japanese of Zen master Tetsugen of Zuiryuji -- Instructing the community -- Dharma words -- Response to the lay Buddhist Noritomi Tessen -- Letter to acting head Monk Hoshu -- pt. II Texts related to the Buddhist scripture project -- opportunity for instruction -- brief account of the history of carving the Buddhist scriptures -- report on progress made on the new edition of the Buddhist scriptures -- account of completing the Buddhist scriptures -- pt. III Poetry -- pt. IV Other letters and historical documents -- affidavit concerning the Dharma debate in Mori -- Letter to Lord Kurushima requesting that he spare lives -- Letter to Yamazaki Hanzaemon regarding the famine -- App. deeds of master Tetsugen, founder of Zuiryuji Temple -- App. Monk Tetsugen, from Biographies of Unusual People of the Early Modern Period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-254) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tetsugen Dōkō, 1630-1682.
SUBJECT Tetsugen Dōkō, 1630-1682 fast
Subject Zen priests -- Japan -- Biography
Ōbaku (Sect) -- History
Ōbaku (Sect)
Zen priests
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1429413670