New PDF release: A White Tea Bowl: 100 Haiku from 100 Years of Life

By Mitsu Suzuki,Kazuaki Tanahashi,Kate McCandless

A White Tea Bowl is a variety of a hundred haiku written by means of Mitsu Suzuki, the widow of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, and released in get together of her a hundredth birthday. The compelling advent by means of Zen priest Norman Fischer describes the profound effect on her lifestyles and paintings of battle in Japan and social upheaval in America.

Part I: a hundred Haiku provides a kaleidoscope of poems by means of Mitsu Suzuki that contact all points of her being: her commitment to the Buddha manner, the loneliness of a widow's existence, her generational position as "Candy Auntie," her delicate attunement to nature, and her moments of perception into the dharma. The extra you learn those haiku, the extra their knowledge will emerge.

Part II: Pickles and Tea includes recollections and anecdotes approximately Mitsu Suzuki through those that lived and studied along with her on the San Francisco Zen middle; usually those conferences came about in Mitsu's kitchen the place she supplied numerous cups of tea, cookies, and selfmade pickles in addition to sage advice.

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