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Radical Zen

The sayings of Joshu.

WHERNTO: heedism  erudite  notions  operate 

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An intriguing book with many items about and attributed to Joshu.

… many of our standard stereotypes of the Zen Master can be traced to this figure–irascible and blunt, down-to-earth and practical, prone to answer religious questions with seemingly off-the wall non-sequiturs and paradoxes if not a good sharp smack in the face.

(Also available for previewing as a pdf from here.)