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The Unfettered Mind About The Author Author Takuan Soho Takuan Soho 1573 1645 Was A Prelate Of The RinzaiSect Of Zen, Well Remembered For His Strength Of Character And Acerbic Wit And He Was Also Gardener, Poet, Tea Master, Prolific Author And A Pivotalfigure In Zen Painting And Calligraphy His Religious Training Began At Theage Of Ten He Entered The Rinzai Sect At The Age Of Fourteen And Wasappointed Abbot Of The Daitokuji, A Major Zen Temple In Kyoto, At The Age Ofthirty Five After A Disagreement On Ecclesiastical Appointments With Thesecond Tokugawa Shogun, He Was Banished In 1629 To A Far Northern Province.Coming Under A General Amnesty On The Death Of The Shogun, He Returned Tosociety Three Years Later To Be, Among Other Things, A Confidant Of Thethird Tokugawa Shogun Translator William Scott Wilson William Scott Wilson, The Translator,took His B.A At Dartmouth College, Graduated As A Japanese Specialist Fromthe Monterey Institute Of Foreign Studies, And Received His M.A In Japaneseliterature From The University Of Washington He Became Acquainted WithJapan At First Hand In 1966 On A Coastal Expedition By Kayak From Thewestern Japanese Port Of Sasebo To Tokyo He Later Lived In The Potter Svillage Of Bizen, Studied As A Special Student At Aichi PrefecturalUniversity, And Was A Counselor At The Japanese Consulate General InSeattle He Now Lives In His Native Florida About The Author Takuah Soho 1573 1645 Was A Prelate Of The Rinzai Sect Of Zen, Well Remembered For His Strength Of Character And Acerbic Wit And He Was Also Gardener, Poet, Tea Master, Prolific Author And A Pivotal Figure In Zen Painting And Calligraphy His Religious Training Began At The Age Of Ten He Entered The Rinzai Sect At The Age Of Fourteen And Was Appointed Abbot Of The Daitokuji, A Major Zen Temple In Kyoto, At The Age Of Thirty Five After A Disagreement On Ecclesiastical Appointments With The Second Tokugawa Shogun, He Was Banished In 1629 To A Far Northern Province Coming Unde

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  • Paperback
  • 112 pages
  • The Unfettered Mind
  • Takuan Soho
  • English
  • 26 January 2017
  • 1590309863

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  1. says:

    Universally applicable statements are not instructive They do not inspire thought or care, but enable the continuation of ignorance A man may comment this is the worst review ever and in my experience, probably will , and achieve nothingwith by it than biting his own tongue It is not applicable to any statement or idea, it does not continue any discussion, it is devoid of thought It could be cut and pasted onto any review without gaining any meaning, and without shedding a single st Universally applicable statements are not instructive They do not inspire thought or care, but enable the continuation of ignorance A man may comment this is the worst review ever and in my experience, probabl...


  2. says:

    The Unfettered Mind is deceptively simple It takes years of study to unravel it s true depth This is because it s a collection of personal communications from one master to another, at the peak of their given practices There is a lot the book doesn t explain because it didn t need to be explained in a dialog between these two men So it wasn t written as an introduction to Bushido or Zazen or as instruction for the layperson This book isuseful as practical mental instruction for someon The Unfettered Mind is deceptively simple It takes years of study to unravel it s true depth This is because it s a collection of personal communications from one master to another, at the peak of their given practices There is a lot the book doesn t explain because it didn t need to be explained in a dialog between these two men So it wasn t written as an introduction to Bushido or Zazen or as inst...


  3. says:

    Great book, but difficult reading from a Westerner s perspective Have to read parts of it several times before I understand what was being said at surface level This is a book to come back to at a later date when I haveexperience.One has to take into consideration that it was written by a Zen master to a sword master, two learned individuals I am way below the experience level of the target audience.The book is nothing about sword fighting It is about clearing your mind, and returnin Great book, but difficult reading from a Westerner s perspective Have to read parts of it several times before I understand what was being said at surface level This is a book to come back to at a later date when I haveexperience.One has to take into consideration that it was written by a Zen master to a sword master, two learned individuals I am way below the experience level of the target audience.The book is nothing about sword fighting It is about clearing your mind, and returning to as you were at the beginning This can only be done successfully with diligent work until you can do an action without any thought If you concentrate on anything during a fight you will become entangled in that aspect, you must concentrate on nothing, and that includes not thinking ...


  4. says:

    This book is a collection of three short works by a 17th century Abbot from northern Japan Each of these works is different the first is a discussion of the right mind required for both enlightenment and perfection of the craft of sword combat, the second is a discussion on the proper mindset for both political ruler and citi...


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    Zen Budizmi ve savas sanatlari arasindaki zaman zaman urkutucu iliskiy en iyi sekilde anlatan kitaplardan biri Engellenemeyen Zihin Gunumuzde Zen bariscil bir new age antin kuntini gibi algilaniyor cogunlukla malum L.Cohen bile cikti ya manastira Halbuki bu ve bunun gibi bir baska muazzam klasik, Yukio Mishima nin Sun and Steel i aslinda Zen Budizminin son derece fasizan bir altyapisi oldugunu ve bu yonde kolaylikla kullanilabileceginin bir ornegi Tabi bu Zen i fasist yapmiyor sadece praxis Zen Budizmi ve savas sanatlari arasindaki zaman zaman urkutucu iliskiy en iyi sekilde anlatan kitaplardan biri Engellenemeyen Zihin Gunumuzde Zen bariscil bir new age antin kuntini gibi algilaniyor cogunlukla malum L.Cohen bile cikti ya manastira Halbuki bu ve bunun gibi bir baska muazzam klasik, Yukio Mishima nin Sun and Steel i aslinda Zen Budizminin son derece fasizan bir ...


  6. says:

    A good translation of Takuan Soho s classic text on Buddhism The book was written to bring understanding of No Mind to the samurai warrior It s rather dense, and assumes familiarity with Zen Buddhism Chances are you re interested in this because you a read about it in a Japanese history culture book, or b you heard this referenced in a Japanese work of fiction, whether anime, literature, or film It assumes a high amount of understanding of the context and does little to lead you through A good translation of Takuan Soho s classic text on Buddhism The book was written to bring understanding of No Min...


  7. says:

    I ve been wanting to read this book for a while and I am glad I did This selection of essays makes the tie between Zen meditation and the practice of the martial arts It is a beautiful exploration of the spiritual side of budo and a must read for anyone who practices its principles.


  8. says:

    I consider this to be essential reading For everyone The concepts can be a bit dense, but it s well worth the effort Combined with A Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi and The Art of War by Sun Tzu, this is part of a set that I frequently give to people.


  9. says:

    A frequent reread Practical and spiritual advice from the most renowned Zen master of feudal Japan.


  10. says:

    Three letters from a Zen master to a trio of swordmasters in Tokugawa era Japan The first letter was the most interesting it provided some excellent context for Musashi s ideas from Go Rin No Sho, and tied Zen very nicely to what I ve learned about Buddhist insight practices from Mastering the Core Teachings of the Buddha and The Mind Illuminated previously, my perception of Zen was that it was largely willful obscurantism I couldn t make much sense of the second letter whether due to its Three letters from a Zen master to a trio of swordmasters in Tokugawa era Japan The first letter was the most interesting it provided some excellent context for Musashi s ideas from Go Rin No Sho, and tied Zen very nicely to what I ve learned about Buddhist insight practices fr...

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