Because of the Rain
An Anthology of Korean Zen Poetry
Companions for the Journey
Published by: White Pine Press
Imprint: White Pine Press
96 Pages, 5.00 x 7.00 x 0.30 in
- Published: April 2006
Buddhism was introduced to Korea via China in the fifth century and similar to China and Japan a long tradition of Zen poetry developed. This collection spans 1,500 years of this tradition with a selection of the key poets and teachers starting with Great Master Wonhyo the founder of Korean Zen Buddhism.
Christopher Merrill is directs the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.