In this short but crystal clear translation of Bodhidharma, Red Pine takes you on the old Zen masters journey from India to China where he began to teach the dharma. Read morePublished 16 days ago by Jason Gregory (Author, Filmmaker & Public Speaker)
Wonderful book. Is it really Bodhidharma? Probably not, but it's wise enough to be presented as such. Dual-language text.Published 1 month ago by Fred Davis, Awakening Clarity Now
IJust finished reading this book by Red Pine, I would give it 6 stars if thay had it. If you think you know or would like to learn about Zen then this is the book for you. Read morePublished 4 months ago by NR
Just a few words on the translator. Red Pine's translations are very, very good. I understand that wherever available, he compares all existing versions in order to get the best... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Ananda
I have been studying, practicing, and teaching Buddhism (including Zen) for forty years. In this time I've read dozens of Zen books, and "The Zen Teaching of Bodhidharma" is... Read morePublished 10 months ago by L. Ron Gardner
While the interleaved Chinese might be helpful to scholars, I think it is just attractive filler.
The text itself is four sermons attributed to Bodhidharma. Read more
It presents useful directions and explanations not just more words with questionable meaning. The best book on Zen I read.Published 14 months ago by Egon