Koans for Troubled Times - Joan Sutherland

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Koans for Troubled Times - Joan Sutherland

Post by lindama » Wed Apr 11, 2018 3:51 am

" How do we as Buddhists meet the challenges of our time? Joan Sutherland shares the history of koans, which were created to deal with a difficult period in Chinese history. From the Buddhadharma archive, originally published in Spring 2008."

https://www.lionsroar.com/koans-for-troubled-times/

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Re: Koans for Troubled Times - Joan Sutherland

Post by [james] » Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:55 pm

Thank you lindama!

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Re: Koans for Troubled Times - Joan Sutherland

Post by Anders » Thu Apr 12, 2018 7:26 am

Lovely piece - Does a good job of showing the human side of these ancestors, as opposed to the mythical cardboard cutouts or storytelling stratagems, they are often reduced to.

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