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By Mitsu Suzuki,Kazuaki Tanahashi,Kate McCandless

ISBN-10: 1930485352

ISBN-13: 9781930485358

A White Tea Bowl is a range of a hundred haiku written by means of Mitsu Suzuki, the widow of Shunryu Suzuki Roshi, and released in occasion of her one hundredth birthday. The compelling advent via Zen priest Norman Fischer describes the profound effect on her existence and paintings of conflict in Japan and social upheaval in America.

Part I: a hundred Haiku provides a kaleidoscope of poems through Mitsu Suzuki that contact all facets of her being: her commitment to the Buddha approach, the loneliness of a widow's existence, 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 comprises recollections and anecdotes approximately Mitsu Suzuki through those that lived and studied along with her on the San Francisco Zen heart; frequently those conferences came about in Mitsu's kitchen the place she supplied numerous cups of tea, cookies, and selfmade pickles in addition to sage advice.

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