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Monday, August 29, 2005

Matsuo Basho and Zen Haiku - Minnesota Zen Center

Zen and Haiku:

Since the writing of haiku poetry has been a popular pastime in Japan since the 17th century, it is hardly possible to call the whole body of haiku 'Zen literature.' Nevertheless, Zen thought and experience have had a pervasive influence upon the practice of this art.



1 Comments:

Blogger Rick said...

A very nice article on the writing of Matsuo Basho, one of my favorite poets.

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