Everything is Completely Open with Zen Master Hae Kwang

podcast Jul 07, 2020

Zen Master Hae Kwang, Stanley Lombardo, first started to practice with Zen Master Seung Sahn in 1978, receiving inka from him in 1992 and transmission in 1998. An emeritus classics professor at the University of Kansas he is known for his translations of the Iliad, Odyssey, Aeneid, and the Divine Comedy, and has also co-authored a translation of the Tao Te Ching. He is the editor and/or co-editor of three of Zen Master Seung Sahn's books, Bone of Space, Only Don't Know, and the Ten Gates; and he has co-edited A Zen Sourcebook, an anthology of many of the traditional documents from China, Korea, and Japan that shaped the Zen tradition. He is a founding member of the Kansas Zen Center in Lawrence, Kansas, where he teaches along with his wife Zen Master Bon Hae (Judy Roitman).

You can find out more by visiting the website for the Kansas Zen Center at https://kansaszencenter.org/

Here is a link to translations published by Stanley Lombardo

Watch his discussion of the Heart Sutra here.

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