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Zen Inspiration for Poetry

The origin of Zen – The Buddha is said to have given a “silent sermon”, he held up a flower and gazed at it, after a while, a monk called Mahakasyapa, began to smile. He is said to have been the only one who had understood the sermon. According to legend, that smile (that isContinue reading “Zen Inspiration for Poetry”

Chinese Poetry

Poetry has consistently been held in high regard in China, in Chinese culture, poetry has provided a forum for both public and private expressions of deep emotion, offering an insight into the inner life of Chinese writers across more than two millennia. The greatest poets are thought to have lived a thousand years ago orContinue reading “Chinese Poetry”