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The Undying Lamp of Zen: The Testament of Zen Master Torei Paperback – 26 Oct 2010

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  • Paperback: 162 pages
  • Publisher: Shambhala; First Edition First Printing edition (26 Oct. 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1590307925
  • ISBN-13: 978-1590307922
  • Product Dimensions: 14.1 x 0.9 x 21.6 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 3 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 1,011,901 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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"An indispensible aid to the practice of Rinzai Zen and an accessible entree to the Zen experience in general. Torei is a compelling guide; his tone is energetic, no nonsense, and full of personality."--Sweeping Zen blog

"Eminent translator Cleary has made a true spiritual gem accessible to Westerners."--New Age Retailer

About the Author

Thomas Cleary holds a PhD in East Asian Languages and Civilizations from Harvard University and a JD from the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law. He is the translator of over fifty volumes of Buddhist, Taoist, Confucian, and Islamic texts from Sanskrit, Chinese, Japanese, Pali, and Arabic.

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5.0 out of 5 starsAlthough less well-known than his teacher Hakuin, Torei was ...
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