- Title Pages
- Editorial Note
1A Recommendation for Quiet Sitting
2Zen and Meditation
3On Satori—The Revelation of a New Truth in Zen Buddhism
4The Secret Message of Bodhidharma, or The Content of Zen Experience
5Life of Prayer and Gratitude
6Dōgen, Hakuin, Bankei: Three Types of Thought in Japanese Zen
7Unmon on Time
8The Morning Glory
9The Role of Nature in Zen Buddhism
10The Awakening of a New Consciousness in Zen
11The Koan and The Five Steps
12Self the Unattainable
13Zen and Psychiatry
- Glossary of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean Terms
Unmon on Time
Unmon on Time
- (p.94) 7 Unmon on Time
- Selected Works of D.T. Suzuki, Volume I
Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki, Richard M. Jaffe
- University of California Press
In this essay, D. T. Suzuki analyzes the koan from the Blue Cliff Record in which Unmon (Yunmen) states, “every day is a fine day.” This is one of the most extended analyses of a classic case from one of the major koan collections.
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