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Bankei Zen is highly recommended for those of us who are tired of the zen literature that has built up since the 1960s, over-intellectualizing what is a dynamic form of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Nicholas Williams
" The dude abides..." in the unborn mind... Coincidence? I don't think so... And the wind blows, I dance across the field, a dandy lion in the making...Published 1 month ago by Redfour5
One of the great Zen teachers. He is a maverick in a religion of Mavericks. He was extremely popular in his own time, but mostly self taught. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Robert L. Clasen
This is one of two translations of the Record of Bankei that I know of. The record of this Japanese Zen Buddhist teacher is a collection of sayings from his dharma talks or... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Dewain Belgard
Bankei is the most direct exposition of Zen in history. The problem for many is that it's perhaps too direct, too open, too much revealed. Read morePublished on June 22, 2013 by Upasaka Heng He
Bankei was a treasure of consciousness well worth learning about. His simple, alive, and direct approach was in part the beauty and potency of what he brought to the world. Read morePublished on August 1, 2009 by Colette Evans
Essential for the library of all Zen students. And a fascinating read for anyone interested in Zen, eastern religion, traditional wisdom, or just fresh perspectives on the nature... Read morePublished on April 24, 2008 by Ted Biringer