viernes, 5 de abril de 2013

i wish i was john cage in this photo where he had the chance to meet master dr.dt suzuki

i found the essays of Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki´s quite a few years ago and they changed my life completely. Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki (鈴木 大拙 貞太郎 Suzuki Daisetsu Teitarō; he rendered his name "Daisetz" was a Japanese author of books and essays on Buddhism, Zen and Shin that were instrumental in spreading interest in both Zen and Shin (and Far Eastern philosophy in general) to the West. Suzuki was also a prolific translator of Chinese, Japanese, and Sanskrit literature. Suzuki spent several lengthy stretches teaching or lecturing at Western universities, and devoted many years to a professorship at Otani University, a Japanese Buddhist school.  photo suzuki_zpsa9a24601.jpg

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