Sumeru News — Zen

Two new Sumeru books

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LIVING NEMBUTSU: Applying Shinran’s Radically Engaged Buddhism in Life and Society -- Jeff Wilson and ENGAGED BUDDHISM IN JAPAN: Historical Perspectives and Contemporary Exemplars -- Jonathan S. Watts Volume 1 An Engaged Buddhist History of Japan from Its Origins to the Dawn of the 21st Century

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Dosho Port Roshi talks about his new book

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Rafe Martin's new book coming from Sumeru

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Just a quick note to say I'm now working on Rafe Martin's upcoming book, A Zen Life of Buddha. Rafe is a lay Zen teacher in the Harada-Yasutani koan line. He is founding teacher of Endless Path Zendo, Rochester, NY, and is also an award-winning author and storyteller whose work has been cited in Time, Newsweek, NY Times, and USA Today.

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Going Through the Mystery's 100 Questions

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We are pleased to announce Sumeru will be publishing Dosho Port Roshi's upcoming book, Going Through the Mystery’s One Hundred Questions Tongxuan Baiwen X67n1312_001 通玄百問 第1卷 Yuxi Tongxuan Temple, Great Meditation Teacher Yuantong raised the questions; Mahabodhi Monastery, Venerable Wansong respectfully answered; the old man, Longyan Linquan [wrote] verses; person of the way Shengshen of Huating [donated] printing blocks

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Praise from a Sumeru author

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From time to time, I get thank you letters from Sumeru authors. Here's the latest... "I’ve said it before, but I will say it again. Thank you. This has been the most productive and enjoyable process with a publisher I have ever encountered.  I truly appreciate your dedication and also your openness to engage, discuss, suggest, and listen." John W. Traphagan, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Professor, Human Dimensions of Organizations, Fellow, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Professorship in Japanese Studies, University of Texas at Austin His book, Embracing Uncertainty: Future Jazz, That 13th Century Buddhist Monk, and the Invention of Cultures is...

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