Taigu Ryokan (1758-1831 / Japan)
Ryōkan was born in the village of Izumozaki in Echigo Province (now Niigata Prefecture) in Japan to the village headman. He renounced the world at an early age to train at nearby Sōtō Zen temple Kōshōji, refusing to meet with or accept charity from his family. Once the Zen master Kokusen visited the temple, and Ryōkan was deeply impressed with his demeanor. He ... more »
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- At Dusk
- At Master Do's Country House
- Blending With The Wind
- Down In The Village
- First Days Of Spring - The sky
- For Children Killed In A Smallpox Epidem...
- Have You Forgotten Me
- How Can I Possibly Sleep
- I Watch People In The World
- In A Dilapidated Three-Room Hut
- In My Youth I Put Aside My Studies
- In The Morning