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John Daido Loori

John Daido Loori, Roshi (1931 - 2009), was the abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery in Mount Tremper, New York. He was the founder of the Mountains and Rivers Order of Zen Buddhism and the CEO of Dharma Communications. In 1986, he received dharma transmission from Taizan Maezumi,...

The Ghost Cave

The Emptiness in the Zen Tradition

John Daido Loori

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A lucid introduction to Zen practice, taught by Zen Master John Daido Loori, a former scientist. In simple, clear language, The Ghost Cave examines the techniques, concepts, and historical turning points of Zen Buddhism and teaches you how to begin your own practice.

You will learn: How Zen Buddhism evolved from the 6th century to the present; the Buddhist map of the mind; Zen and the Four Noble Truths; the role of shunyata (“emptiness”) in awakening; Zen views of God, death, and reincarnation; moral and ethical teachings; body awareness in Zen; techniques and practices.

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Contents 1 Audio download (1 hour, 34 minutes)
Date Published July 01, 1989
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By Donald Fong
Date Added: Thursday 4 August 2011
Excellent teaching of important Zen basics. Straightforward approach laced with humor. Rev. Loori's teachings should not be missed by novices and other interested parties. Might be a good idea to have handy a Zen glossary, as quite a few terms may be unfamiliar to the uninitiated.

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