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Three zen masters

Ikkyū, Hakuin, and Ryōkan

by Stevens, John

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Published by Kodansha International in Tokyo, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan
    • Subjects:
    • Ikkyū, 1394-1481,
    • Hakuin, 1686-1769,
    • Ryōkan, 1758-1831,
    • Priests, Zen -- Japan -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [159]-161).

      StatementJohn Stevens.
      SeriesKodansha biographies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ9298 .S74 1993
      The Physical Object
      Pagination161 p. :
      Number of Pages161
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL868864M
      ISBN 104770016514
      LC Control Number95153626
      OCLC/WorldCa27956393


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