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ZEN NOTES, 1958

January, 1958

January, 1958

Sokei-an Says: The New Year
There are many references to animals...the "Lion's roar", reference to Shakespeare

February, 1958

February, 1958

Sokei-an Says: Nirvana
Letter from Kyoto -- Japanese cultural influence on Zen, by Ruth Fuller Sasaki

March, 1958

March, 1958

Living Zen: A visit from Professor Hoseki Shinichi Hisamatsu
The True Self: "A Chicken emerging from its egg....", by Professor Hisamatsu
The Oath of Mankind, by Professor Hisamatsu
The Spinning Top, by Professor Hisamatsu

April, 1958

April, 1958

Sokei-an Says: Formless Mind
Baby Talk: "More, more"

May, 1958

May, 1958

Sokei-an 1882-1945 -- Biographical material on Sokei-an Sasaki and the founding of Ryosen-an
Obituary: the Death of Nyogen Senzaki noted

June, 1958

June, 1958

The Meaning of the Four Vows, Q&A with Nyogen Senzaki
Letter from Kyoto: Spring in Japan, by Ruth Fuller Sasaki
Commemoration of Buddha's Birthday, Poetry and Calligraphy by Nyogen Senzaki
The Perils of Translation: "East Gradual Zen Rathole!"
Cover: Calligraphy of The Four Vows, by Isshu Miura

July, 1958

July, 1958

Mumonkan, Case 44: "If you had a staff, I would give you a staff..."
Sasaki Family Crest, Drawing by hide Oshiro
Han Chinese Seals for the First Zen Institute of America in Japan, by Irving Groupp
Cover: Ruth Fuller Everett Sasaki in front of Ryosen-an

August, 1958

August, 1958

Sokei-an Says: Mahayana and Hinayana
Zen Humor -- the Dinah Shore Show
When I was a Child, by Sokei-an Sasaki -- Cooking Shrimp in his mother's best pot
Zen Drawing: "Don't Think", by William Briggs

September, 1958

September, 1958

Sokei-an Says: The Human Mind
The Root of the Tree, by Sokei-an Sasaki
Tree Drawing by Hide Oshiro
Faith, by Sokei-an Sasaki
The Foundation: "We take refuge in the Dharmakaya..." by Sokei-an Sasaki

October, 1958

October, 1958

Zen in New York: Mary Farkas (Enen) on Zen in New York today

November, 1958

November, 1958

Sokei-an Says: The Foundation of Buddhism
Correct: The Bucket is Empty, by William Briggs
A Senior Citizen Notes: Why are you attracted to Zen?, by William Sitzman

December, 1958

December, 1958

Rohstau Expressed in Zen Brush Strokes, by Vanessa Coward
Cover: Hillside and Moon in Circle, by Vanessa Coward

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