Cultivating the Empty Field is a contemporary translation of the center of chinese language Ch'an grasp Hongzhi's huge Record.

First to articulate the meditation approach identified to modern Zen practitioners as shikantaza ("just sitting") chinese language Zen grasp Hongzhi is likely one of the so much influential poets in all of Zen literature. This translation of Hongzhi's poetry, the one such quantity to be had in English, treats readers to his profound knowledge and gorgeous literary present. as well as dozens of Hongshi's spiritual poems, translator Daniel Leighton deals a longer advent, putting the master's paintings in its old context , in addition to lineage charts and different information regarding the chinese language impression on jap Soto Zen.

Both religious literature and meditation guide, Cultivating the Empty Field is certain to motivate and pleasure.

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