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Author QuotedPhilip Kapleau
Title Quotedthree pillars of Zen : teaching, practice, and enlightenment / comp. & ed., with transl., introd. & notes, by Philip Kapleau ; forew. by Huston Smith
Date (Year/Month/Day)1965/08/11
ImprintTokyo : Weatherhill. c1965
QuotationYesterday, Father [William] Johnston, a Jesuit from Sophia University, Tokyo, was here, talking of Zen, Father Dumoulin, Father Enomiya Lasalle, etc. He brought a new book on Zen with a lot of rich new material in it ([Philip] Kapleau's Three Pillars of Zen). I am slowly moving the mountain of books from the novice master's room to the library (novices do the carrying).
JournalDancing in the Water of Life: Seeking Peace in the Hermitage. The Journals of Thomas Merton, Volume 5, 1963-1965.; Edited by Robert E. Daggy. / San Francisco : Harper Collins. 1997, p. 279
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