The Letters of Chan Master Dahui Pujue

Jeffrey Broughton's magnificent annotated translation of the Southern Song Chan Master Dahui’s Letters is a treasure for serious students of Chan/Zen. Broughton's masterly precision brings an almost musical clarity to the text – so satisfying to the ear - which promotes the reader's deep engagement with Dahui's pithy Chan as refined during the course of his teaching career of over 40 years. (A sample quote from page 287: ‘In these so...