His own discussions with monks and nuns as well as lay adepts have been compiled under what has come to be known as ‘Mud and Water’. By Bassui Tokusho Mud and Water: The Teachings of Zen Master Bassui (Rev Exp) [Paperback] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The fourteenth-century Zen master Bassui was recognized as one of the most important Zen teachers of his time. Accessible and eloquent, these teachings cut to.

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Item s unavailable for purchase. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Refresh and try again. As It Is, Volume I. No River to Cross. Translated by Arthur Braverman. His teachings demonstrate persistent study of true self, right in the mud of phenomena.

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Accessible and eloquent, his teachings cut to the heart of the great matter of Zen, pointing directly to the importance of seeing our own original nature and recognizing it as Buddhahood itself. Guidance from Great Lamas. Get to Know Us. McGill rated it liked it Jan 25, Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Not only the words of Bazsui Master Bassui, but also his marrow.


Like the revered Master Dogen several generations before him, Bassui was dissatisfied with what passed for Zen training, and taught a radically reenergized form of Zen, emphasizing bawsui and direct penetration into one’s own true nature. Rich Hedrick rated it it was amazing Apr 29, You can read nud item using any of basui following Kobo apps and devices: Sign up and get a free eBook! You submitted the following rating and review.

The fourteenth-century Zen master Bassui was recognized as one of the most important Zen teachers of his time. Michael Lloyd-Billington rated it really liked it Oct 31, Though he lived centuries ago in a culture vastly different from our own, Zen Master Bassui speaks with a voice that spans time and space to address our own modern challenges – in our lives and spiritual practice.

Advice from the Lotus-Born. Bassui is taking familiar concepts in Buddhism and recasting them in an essential Zen light. Bzssui drinks the water of diverse Dharma teachings, helpfully elucidating their metaphors for us.

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And also like Dogen, Warer uses powerful and often poetic language to take familiar Buddhist concepts recast them in a radically non-dual Zen light, making ancient doctrines vividly relevant. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Braverman has given us a sparkling translation that fully captures Bassui’s unique vigor and insight and throws new light on an often neglected period of Zen’s history”.