Making Zen Your Own: Giving Life to Twelve Key Golden Age Ancestors" discusses the lives of the twelve key Chinese Zen
masters, and the lessons learned from their lives, as author Janet Jiryu Abels encourages readers to draw from their own stories and apply it to their own lives.
The collection of sermons, statements, and acts attributed to the Chinese Zen
master Linji Yixuan (d.
Mat Beecher, 27, read from two 12th-century Chinese Zen
poetry books, something he had not done in 10 years, he says, and was accompanied by MorningSun on his flute.
The second image derives from the Chinese Zen
claim that every authentic enlightenment "goes beyond" the teacher and the tradition as it was inherited.
Look out for: The Chinese Zen
Buddhist poem 'As there is nothing from the first/Where does the dust collect itself?