Santoka Taneda

Several Ripe Persimmons Left On The Branches Grey Clouds Come And Go By Santoka Taneda

Several Ripe Persimmons Left On The Branches Grey Clouds Come And Go By Santoka Taneda

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Real Haiku Is The Sould Of Poetry By Santoka Taneda

Real Haiku Is The Sould Of Poetry By Santoka Taneda

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Weeds Grasps Their Own Essence And Express Its Truth By Santoka Taneda

Weeds Grasps Their Own Essence And Express Its Truth By Santoka Taneda

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Brief Biography Of Santoka Taneda

Brief Biography Of Santoka Taneda

Santoka Taneda is a fascinating figure who bridged ancient and modern Zen traditions in Japan at the beginning of the 20th century. He lived much of his life as a wandering hermit, taking to the road, visiting pilgrimage spots, begging, and composing haiku. He wrote, “Days I don’t enjoy:... »

Selected Poems By Santoka Taneda

Selected Poems By Santoka Taneda

No path but this one — I walk alone. *** the deeper I go the deeper I go green mountains *** The pine branches hang down Heavy with the chant: Hail to the Bodhisattva of Compassion! *** The wind in the pines Morning and evening Carries the sound of the temple bell. *** No path but this one ... »

Begging: I accept

Begging: I accept

Begging: I accept The blazing sun. by Santoka (Santoka Taneda) English version by John Stevens Original Language Japanese Hits: 7 »

Alone, I watch the moon

Alone, I watch the moon

Alone, I watch the moon Sink behind the mountains. by Santoka (Santoka Taneda) English version by John Stevens Original Language Japanese Hits: 5 »