Japanese Master Eihei Dogen was not only one of the most remarkable teachers in the history of Zen, he was also an outstanding poet. This collection of Dogen's poems translated by scholar Steven Heine offers a beautifully personal reflection of Dogen's clarity of understanding and his poetic genius. 198 pp, pb.
"Just when my longing to see
The moon over Kyoto
One last time grows deepest
The image I behold this autumn night
Leaves me sleepless for its beauty."