First published in 1983. Dogen was one of the great Zen masters of the Middle Ages in Japan, and in this book Masanobu Takahashi, a leading authority on Dogen, explains his thought in the clearest terms. Professor Takahashi has drawn on many years of study and on deep understanding of the whole structure of Dogen's thought to give a lucid account of Dogen's complete philosophy. This first systematic introduction to Dogen's thought to be published in English, translated by Yuzuru Bobuoka.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 D?gen's life and his essential precepts; Chapter 2 Genj?-k?an (the actuality of instruction); Chapter 3 Practice; Chapter 4 On Buddha; Chapter 5 G?jin (thoroughness) and Buddha; Chapter 6 Racial ground; Chapter 7 Supplement;
Masanobu Takahashi, Yuzuru Nobuoka