Sky Above, Great Wind: The Life and Poetry of Zen Master Ryokan

This 2 1/2 hour audiobook is bookended with an hour long biography of Zen Master Ryokan and 15 minutes of anecdotes.  In between are his simple Zen "poems that are not poems."  Ryokan was a Buddhist monk, a Shinto temple keeper, and by most accounts a very unkempt and dirty individual.  You'd never know it … Continue reading Sky Above, Great Wind: The Life and Poetry of Zen Master Ryokan