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FBA Podcast: Zen Master Hakuin

On Mon, 26 May, 2014 - 15:30
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Rijupatha
In our FBA Podcast today, “Zen Master Hakuin”, Jyotipakshini delivers a wonderful overview of Hakuin’s early life and what led him to becoming a monk. She shares his strengthss and the characteristic aspects of his personality, his determination and intense dedication, as well as his highly critical nature, his struggles and setbacks. We also hear a little about the two schools of Zen and about koan practice, as well as Hakuin’s later life as a prolific teacher and reformer of the Rinzai school.Talk given at the Glasgow Buddhist Centre in July 2011.

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