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Title:     What Is a Koan?
Creator: Gifford, Zenson; Sensei
Catalan subject: Filosofia budista ; Budisme zen Ensenyament
English subject: Koan ; Zen Buddhism Teachings ; Philosophy, Buddhist
Abstract:  Zenson Gifford, Sensei, an ordained Zen Buddhist priest, began zazen practice under Phillip Kapleau Roshi in 1970 at the age of 21. After completing his formal training in 1979, he continued full-time at the Rochester Zen Center until leaving for an extended pilgrimage in 1981. During his pilgrimage, he lived in Japan for a year and a half, training under Harada Tangen Roshi. In 1981 he was named Dharma Heir to Roshi Kapleau. Zenson Gifford Sensei is currently Abbot of the Northern Zen Sangha, with centers in Toronto, Canada and Warsaw, Poland
Source:  Primary Point 1988, vol. 5, no. 2, pp. 5-6
Document type:  info:eu-repo/semantics/article ; info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
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