The Laughing Buddha of Tofukuji

The Laughing Buddha of Tofukuji: The Life of Zen Master Keido Fukushima by Ishwar C. Harris, from World Wisdom Inc., ISBN 0941532623. Roshi Keido Fukushima, Abbot of Tofukuji temple-monastery in Kyoto, Japan, is a master koan trainer and calligrapher whose insight has awakened many disciples to an awareness of Zen. Combining the central techniques of Roshi Fukushima's Zen with illuminating biographical details, this book conveys the radiant spirit of one of our time's most remarkable spiritual masters. In these pages we see deeply into the Zen tradition and feel the pulse of the Zen master as a flesh-and-blood human being.