In the thirteenth century, Zen master Dogenaperhaps the most significant of all Japanese philosophers, and the founder of the Japanese Soto Zen sectawrote a practical manual of Instructions for the Zen Cook . In drawing parallels between preparing meals for the Zen monastery and spiritual training, he reveals far more than simply the rules and manners of the Zen kitchen; he teaches us how to qcook, q or refine our lives. In this volume Kosho Uchiyama Roshi undertakes the task of elucidating Dogen's text for the benefit of modern-day readers of Zen. Taken together, his translation and commentary truly constitute a qcookbook for life, q one that shows us how to live with an unbiased mind in the midst of our workaday world.In this volume Kosho Uchiyama Roshi undertakes the task of elucidating Dogena#39;s text for the benefit of modern-day readers of Zen.
|Title||:||How to Cook Your Life|
|Author||:||Dōgen, Kosho Uchiyama Roshi, Thomas Wright|
|Publisher||:||Shambhala Pocket Classics - 2005-11|