Would you like to see this page in English? Click here.

この商品をお持ちですか? マーケットプレイスに出品する
Asking About Zen: 108 Answers
 
イメージを拡大
 
Kindle化リクエスト
このタイトルのKindle化をご希望の場合、こちらをクリックしてください。

Kindle をお持ちでない場合、こちらから購入いただけます。 Kindle 無料アプリのダウンロードはこちら

Asking About Zen: 108 Answers [Illustrated] [ペーパーバック]

Jiho Sargent


出品者からお求めいただけます。



登録情報


カスタマーレビュー

Amazon.co.jp にはまだカスタマーレビューはありません
星5つ
星4つ
星3つ
星2つ
星1つ
Amazon.com で最も参考になったカスタマーレビュー (beta)
Amazon.com: 5つ星のうち 3.0  3 件のカスタマーレビュー
15 人中、15人の方が、「このレビューが参考になった」と投票しています。
5つ星のうち 5.0 TELLING IT LIKE IT IS 2002/2/23
By J. Cohen - (Amazon.com)
形式:ペーパーバック
This is a most unusual book on Zen Buddhism, covering a variety of topics not covered in almost any other book on Zen which I have come across. It is best described as a "nuts and bolts," "tell it like it is" guide to many subjects which are explained rarely if ever to Zen students (and thus, are misunderstood by the great majority - especially Westerners). Thus, for example, topics covered include the real differences among sects within Japanese Zen, and between the Zen sects and the rest of Japanese Buddhism, the strange ways in which "satori" and "kensho" have been misunderstood and over-emphasized in the West, and differences in the training, recognition systems and daily work of Zen priests in the West and under the more traditional practices of Japan. The material ranges from questions appropriate to the beginner (e.g., What if my foot goes to sleep during Zazen?) to questions of interest even to the very experienced student (What is the true meaning of such often misused terms as "sensei," "roshi" and "Zen master?" What are the real differences between "Soto-shu" and "Rinzai-shu" practices, and how has Zen as practiced in the West tended to become a mix of the two?)
The author is also an unusual figure among American Zen priests as her clerical career, starting when she was 48 and spanning the last 23 years, has been almost completely within Japan, including training in Japanese training temples under Japanese teachers, and work as a Zen teacher and as an assistant priest at an active Zen temple in Tokyo involved in the more mundane, "day-to-day" duties of a Zen priest in Japan. Thus, she is in a unique position to compare Zen as it has been practiced traditionally in Japan and as it has developed in the West. Further, the author has a "set the record straight" style that allows her to comment on many aspects of Zen as it has come to be practiced in the West that are usually ignored or "papered over" by other writers because they are rather controversial within the Zen community.
This book is a necessary addition to the shelf of anyone with a serious interest in Zen, and is also important to the beginner who is thinking about delving more deeply into the Zen world.
5 人中、4人の方が、「このレビューが参考になった」と投票しています。
5つ星のうち 2.0 A very narrow niche... 2005/12/21
By Gabe K - (Amazon.com)
形式:ペーパーバック|Amazon.co.jpで購入済み
While dry at times, Asking About Zen is interesting if you happen to fall into the very narrow niche that it has carved for itself. If you are an American planning on visiting a Sotoshu (Dogen's lineage) temple in Japan, this book will be of help. If you practice in the Sotoshu school and have specific questions about their ceremonies or titles, this book will be of help. If you do not follow the Sotoshu school and are not planning a temple stay in Japan, then this book is of little value.

The title of this book is misleading, as it does not answer questions general to Zen, only questions general to the author's sect of Zen. And while she does a good job of representing her school, her answers in relation to other sects are, at times, misleading and confused. Her misunderstandings of the teachings of Philip Kappleau stand out, as does her views of vegetarianism and the First Precept. I practice a Vietnamese version of Zen, and some of her answers are just plain wrong in relation to my school.

Asking About Zen does answer some basic questions like "what is a koan?" and "how do you sit?," but more thoughtful, in-depth answers can be found on-line in minutes.

Again, if you are interested in the Sotoshu school or in visiting Japan, this book will be of interest. If not, spend your time on practice and not on Asking About Zen.
14 人中、1人の方が、「このレビューが参考になった」と投票しています。
5つ星のうち 2.0 Informative yet unimpressive 2004/1/12
By カスタマー - (Amazon.com)
形式:ペーパーバック
Although this book is packed with a variety of useful information, the main feeling one gets after reading it is that the author does everything in her power to discourage her reader from embarking on the path of Zen. The fact that the author had spent a better part of her life writing technical manuals undoubtedly affected her present writing style. The result of her recent creative labors is a dry and unexciting manual from the person who, arguably, never reached the enlightenment (awakening) herself. In a way, one can see this book as a way to justify the author's failure to discover her own True Self.
これらのレビューは参考になりましたか?   ご意見はクチコミでお聞かせください。
ARRAY(0xbe012c9c)

クチコミ

クチコミは、商品やカテゴリー、トピックについて他のお客様と語り合う場です。お買いものに役立つ情報交換ができます。
この商品のクチコミ一覧
内容・タイトル 返答 最新の投稿
まだクチコミはありません

複数のお客様との意見交換を通じて、お買い物にお役立てください。
新しいクチコミを作成する
タイトル:
最初の投稿:
サインインが必要です
 

クチコミを検索
すべてのクチコミを検索
   


関連商品を探す


フィードバック