A peerless figure in the world of Zen, Shodo Harada is internationally recognised both as a teacher of teachers and as a world-class master of the fine art of Zen calligraphy, regularly exhibiting and giving demonstrations in museums and universities. Accomplished Zen teachers from across the globe come to further plumb the depths of Zen through studying with Harada, earning him a reputation as the roshi's roshi which is to say, the master s master.
Moon by the Window is a lavishly produced presentation of 108 pieces of Shodo Harada's calligraphic Zen masterpieces assembled over decades and drawn from the rich and poetic literature of the Zen tradition. Each work of art is accompanied by Harada Roshi's sharp and glittering commentaries, making each page spiritually edifying as well as aesthetically uplifting.
This generously sized book features rich endpapers, a two-colour interior throughout, and glossy art-quality paper stock, making it an excellent gift and a thoroughly rewarding experience to browse through
"A gorgeous production. The calligraphy is some of the best I have ever seen and the remarks that go with each panel are deep and profound."--Mu Soeng, author of The Heart of the Universe
Format: Paperback with Flaps on Inside & Back Covers
Number Of Pages: 251
Published: 7th June 2011
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.0 x 21.6 x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.839