We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book by Jeff Shore: Zen Classics for the Modern World: Translations of Chinese Zen Poems & Prose with Contemporary Commentary (Diane Press, Philadelphia, 2011).
Zen Classics for the Modern World, containing three different Chinese Zen texts and accompanied by authoritative, contemporary commentary developed in conjunction with retreats held in Europe and the United States, reveals the depth and diversity of Zen Buddhism as a living tradition. For more information on the book and where to obtain it, please click here.
The English edition of Jeff’s book: Being Without Self: Zen for the Modern World is available for free. From Europe, send €10 to cover postage and handling to Dale Shimizu, 104 Forsythia Drive South, Levittown, PA 19056 USA. Please print your own address clearly, thank you. From North America, send $10 to cover postage and handling to Tina Shore, 713 Monroe Street, Apt. 102, Rockville, MD 20850, USA.
The Dutch edition of Jeff’s book, Zijn Zonder Zelf: de kern van zen (Asoka, 2008) is available for €17,95 at bookstores in the Netherlands and Belgium and can also be ordered online. (The English edition contains some chapters not available in this edition). A limited edition Hungarian translation of Jeff’s book was published in March, 2010. A second edition is now available. For details contact Attila. A German edition of the book will hopefully be produced in the future.
Jeff also contributed to What Is Self? A Study of the Spiritual Journey in Terms of Consciousness (by Bernadette Roberts, Sentient Publications, 2005), and The Sayings of Layman P’ang: A Zen Classic of China (Shambhala, March 2009).
For Fukushima’s biography, see The Laughing Buddha of Tofukuji: The Life of Zen Master Keidô Fukushima (by Ishwar Harris; World Wisdom). For the teaching of Fukushima’s master Zenkei Shibayama, see Gateless Barrier (Shambhala), formerly published as Zen Comments on the Mumonkan (Harper & Row). An In Memoriam for Zenkei Shibayama by Kudo Sumiko can be found here (pdf file).