Download A White Tea Bowl: 100 Haiku from 100 Years of Life by Mitsu Suzuki,Kazuaki Tanahashi,Kate McCandless PDF

By Mitsu Suzuki,Kazuaki Tanahashi,Kate McCandless

A White Tea Bowl is a range of a hundred haiku written through Mitsu Suzuki, the widow of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, and released in social gathering of her one centesimal birthday. The compelling advent via Zen priest Norman Fischer describes the profound influence on her existence and paintings of battle in Japan and social upheaval in America.

Part I: a hundred Haiku offers a kaleidoscope of poems by way of Mitsu Suzuki that contact all elements of her being: her commitment to the Buddha approach, the loneliness of a widow's lifestyles, her generational function as "Candy Auntie," her delicate attunement to nature, and her moments of perception into the dharma. The extra you learn those haiku, the extra their knowledge will emerge.

Part II: Pickles and Tea includes memories and anecdotes approximately Mitsu Suzuki via those that lived and studied along with her on the San Francisco Zen middle; frequently those conferences happened in Mitsu's kitchen the place she supplied numerous cups of tea, cookies, and do-it-yourself pickles in addition to sage advice.

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