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Beyond Self: 108 Korean Zen Poems

Translated by: ,
Publisher: , 1997
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Korea’s premier poet, the former Buddhist monk Ko Un, presents 108 Zen poems. From these poems we can taste hear, smell and see the life of Ko Un, who is affectionately called “the great mountain peak” by his friends.

Note: this collection was subsequently updated and republished as What? in 2008

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