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speaking without speaking 5On the second of last month a head monk cameand asked me the meaning of Bodhidharma s coming from the WestI told him that in Inner Seorak s Baekdam Valley there are lots of flat rocks.Cho Oh Hyun s poems are like a good stew they taste better after being allowed to sit overnight.I wonder how they will taste on the third or fifth reading.hahahahaha by the act of rating this book i am certainthat i am the antidharma ( Free Kindle ) ♶ For Nirvana: 108 Zen Sijo Poems ⚔ Cho Oh Hyun was born in Miryang, South Gyeongsang Province, Korea and has lived in retreat in the mountains since becoming a novice monk at the age of seven Writing under the Buddhist name Musan, he has composed hundreds of poems in seclusion, many in the sijo form, a relatively fixed syllabic style similar to Japanese haiku and tanka This collection ofZen sijo poemsrepresenting the number of klesas, or defilements, one must overcome to attain enlightenment features beautiful examples of Cho Oh Hyun s award winning work and the expressive possibilities of sijo These transfixing poems play with traditional religious and metaphysical themes and include a number of story sijo poems, a longer, less traditional style that is one of Cho Oh Hyun s major innovations An introduction by Kwon Youngmin, emeritus professor at Seoul National University and a major scholar of sijo, supplies a contextualizing introduction