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Crooked cucumber

the life and Zen teaching of Shunryu Suzuki

by David Chadwick

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Broadway Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Suzuki, Shunryū, 1904-,
    • Priests, Zen -- Japan -- Biography,
    • Priests, Zen -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 424-426).

      StatementDavid Chadwick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ988.U9 C47 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 432 p. :
      Number of Pages432
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL384167M
      ISBN 100767901045
      LC Control Number98046707


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We sit for about five minutes and share some tea, before beginning to read the book together. There is no need to purchase the book or read it ahead of time. We read a section of the book together out loud and then discuss it.

Currently the group is reading the book Crooked Cucumber (biography of AZC’s Japanese Zen founder, Shunryu Suzuki Roshi) by one of his earliest disciples, David Chadwick. We meet (virtually) at 7pm via Zoom, have a 15 minute sit and then read and listen together, breaking for discussion as appropriate.

The meeting will last until pm.