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ZEN NOTES, 1984

January-February, 1984

January-February, 1984

The Year of the Rat, Late Rat News
Update Financial Brief
Martha Graham, Nearly 90 on Breathing In and Out
The Great Sixth Patriarch's Teaching, Chapter IV, 6
The Bodhisattva Path
Joshu Sasaki Roshi says I Me, My
Sesshin with Joshu Sasaki Roshi March 22 - March 28
Walk-A-Shrink, by Stan Mulfeld
Conversations with Farkas, Noted by Hackney -- Anger
Zen Buddhism and Psychoanalysis: Two Meditative Practices, by H. Pashenz, Ph.D.
Animal Trainers, addressed to M Doglover Farkas
Letters
Cover: Mouse

March, 1984

March, 1984

Letter to Peter Haskel from Ruichi Abe
The Great Sixth Patriarch's Teaching, Chapter IV, 7
Late Rat News
Joshu Sasaki Roshi on Sitting without Sanzen
Cover: Homa Festival in Kyoto

April, 1984

April, 1984

Takuan's Senju (1000 Arm) Kannon
The Great Sixth Patriarch's Teaching, Chapter IV, 8
Cover: Japanese 1000 Arm Kannon from the Medieval Period

May-June, 1984

May-June, 1984

Obituary: Soen Nakagawa Roshi 1907-1984
The Last Teisho of Soen Roshi July 4th 1982 at Dai Bosatsu Zendo
Sogen Asahina Roshi Said at the FZI, 1954
The Great Sixth Patriarch's Teaching, Chapter IV, 9
Wisdom and Compassion within the Freudian and Buddhist context, by H. Pashenz, Ph.D.
Unsolicited Testimony to the Efficacy of Bankei Zen, by Peter Haskel
Joshu Sasaki Roshi Says How to work on a koan while sitting
Cover: Soen Roshi by Beecher Lake

July, 1984

July, 1984

Omori Sogen quote on Zen Calligraphy
Book noted by Haskel: Zen and the Art of Calligraphy: The Essence of Sho, by Omori Sogen
The Great Sixth Patriarch's Teaching, Chapter IV, 10
Joshu Sasaki Roshi Says, Noted by John Storm
Cover: Circle by Bankei

August, 1984

August, 1984

News Noted by Mary Farkas: Apple Computer ad in Japan
The Great Sixth Patriarch's Teaching, Chapter V, 1
Joshu Sasaki Roshi Says -- Bodhisattva Lifestyle
Sesshin with Joshu Sasaki Roshi October 17-23
Cover: Advertisement in Japanese Newspapers for Apple Computer

September, 1984

September, 1984

Letter from Tokyo
Book Noted, by Bob Shafer -- Sadaharu Oh, A Zen Way of Baseball, by Oh and David Faulkner
Sesshin with Joshu Sasaki Roshi October 17-23
The Great Sixth Patriarch's Teaching, Chapter V, 2
Cover: Ecclesiastical School in Japan

October, 1984

October, 1984

Memorial Service Koonji for Isshu Miura Roshi on the 7th anniversary of his death
Isshu Miura Roshi remarks on the Four Vows, with calligraphy
The Great Sixth Patriarch's Teaching, Chapter V, 3
The Dali Lama on Abortion
Joshu Sasaki Roshi Says on Married Zen
Cover: Photo of Isshu Miura Roshi, 1903-1978

November, 1984

November, 1984

Phyllis Bahi in First Zen Institute Office -- Photos
Selecting and Studying under a Master, by Master Sheng Yen
Stepping Out: Phillipe Petite on the high wire, by Jim Shapiro
First Zen Institute new telephone number
Cover: Fran and George Bahi

December, 1984

December, 1984

A Zen Note: Veteran Director and Younger Actor, by Mary Farkas
Genuine and False Ch'an Masters, by Master Sheng-Yen
Gempo Roshi on mice
Cover: Nicholas Farkas and Ronald Reagan

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