Aug 27 • 34M

Episode 6: Not This, Not That: One Wayfarer's View of Labels, Beyond-Labels, and Practice-Essence

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Frank Inzan Owen (隠山)
A 'dreaming-while-awake' journey exploring poetry, deeper reality, the inner life, Nature connection, contemplative practice, and some of the "practice-hints" offered to us by Wayfaring poets of old.
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In this episode, I discuss an array of topics that relate to the Wayfaring Poet Path including Nature meditation and differences between orthodox labels and the syncretism of paths and practice. Running beneath this exploration is my late teacher’s “formula” for practice: Nature + Meditation + Art = Wayfaring


BOOKS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE

CHINA ROOT: Taoism, Chan, and Original Zen, David Hinton

The Mountain Poems of Stonehouse, translation and commentary by Red Pine

The Zen Works of Stonehouse, translated by Red Pine

LOTUS MOON: The Poetry of the Buddhist Nun Rengetsu, translated by John Stevens

RENGETSU: Life and Poetry of Lotus Moon, translation and biography by John Stevens

SOUND MAP OF EPISODE

Tactile Ground / Robert Rich

Tsuki / Bronwyn Kirkpatrick

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