Zen Master Tales is a compilation of stories from the lives of four revered Zen masters. Through their experiences, insights, and teachings, these masters offer perspectives on aspects of the human condition that are universally relevant. From struggling with doubt to embracing simplicity and joy, each master’s journey provides valuable wisdom for anyone seeking enlightenment.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for people who are interested in learning about the Zen masters Taigu, Sengai, Hakuin, and Ryokan and their teachings. The book contains stories from these masters’ lives that offer insights on aspects of the human condition that are universally relevant.
- Offers perspectives on aspects of the human condition that are universally relevant
- Provides valuable wisdom for anyone seeking enlightenment
- Presents the journey of four revered Zen masters
- The stories are brief and lack detail.
- The author does not provide any commentary or analysis on the Zen masters’ teachings, making it difficult to understand their significance.
- There is no table of contents or index, making it difficult to find specific passages.”
Learn more about the author
Peter Haskel is a Zen teacher and the author of several books on Zen, including The Enlightened mind. He has been practicing Zen for more than thirty years and currently lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.
“This is a wonderful book about the Zen masters and their teachings. The author has clearly done his homework and presents the material in an easily accessible way.”
“This is a wonderful book! The stories are so poignant and full of wisdom. I feel like I’m right there with the masters, experiencing their trials and insights first hand. Highly recommend for anyone on a spiritual journey.”
“This is a great book. The stories are insightful and the author provides historical context for each of the masters he writes about. I’d recommend it to anyone interested in Zen Buddhism.”
“This book is a treasure! The stories are well-told and the lessons they teach are profound. I highly recommend it to anyone interested in Zen or simply wanting to live a more meaningful life.”