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Author QuotedZenkei Shibayama
Title Quotedflower does not talk / Zenkei Shibayama ; transl. by Sumiko Kudo ; with an introd. by Daisetz T. Suzuki.
Date (Year/Month/Day)1968/03/28
Imprint[Kyoto] : [Shibayama]. [1966]
QuotationThanks for your very good letter. It took some time for your own Shibayama book [Zenkei Shibayama, A Flower Does Not Talk] from Yale to reach me but I sent it back as soon as I got it. I hope it has safely reached you. I was speaking yesterday with a man from Vanderbilt University who entertained Shibayama Roshi at Nashville and liked him very much. I still have faint hopes I might meet Shibayama sometime.
Quotation SourceThe Hidden Ground of Love: The Letters of Thomas Merton on Religious Experience and Social Concerns.; Selected and edited by William H. Shannon. / New York : Farrar Straus Giroux. 1985, p. 119
Letter toAmiya Chakravarty
Link to Merton's Copy 52440 

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