Omori Sogen, the art of a Zen master by DoМ„gen Hosokawa

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Published by Kegan Paul International, Distributed by Columbia University Press in London, New York .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Japan

Subjects:

  • Ōmori, Sōgen, 1904-,
  • Spiritual life -- Zen Buddhism,
  • Buddhism and arts,
  • Priests, Zen -- Japan -- Biography

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 166-170) and index.

Book details

StatementHosokawa Dogen.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ976.M66 H67 1997
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 177 p. :
Number of Pages177
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL679248M
ISBN 100710305885
LC Control Number97025743

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