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Zen for Americans, by Soyen Shaku, [1906], at

Sermons of a Buddhist Abbot

[Zen For Americans]

addresses on religious subjects

by the Rt. Rev. Soyen Shaku,

lord abbot of Engaku-ji and Kencho-ji, Kamakura, Japan,
including the sutra of forty-two chapters;

translated from the Japanese by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki.

Chicago, The Open Court Publishing Company;


Scanned, proofed, and formatted at, October 2004, by John Bruno Hare. This text is in the public domain in the United States because it was published prior to 1923.

The original title of this book in the 1906 edition was 'Sermons of a Buddhist Abbot'. It has been reprinted numerous times as 'Zen for Americans.'--JBH.

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