Saturday, February 18, 2012

Alan Watts on haiku

Don Wentworth over at Issa's Untidy Hut recently shared this, and I had to pass it along, too. A lecture by Alan Watts about haiku (and zen):!

I'm still only 15 minutes into it myself, but it's outstanding. (It's 43 minutes total...) Enjoy!

1 comment:

  1. The Watts' essay en toto is in Nancy Ross' 1960 The World of Zen
    also in this "The first comprehensive anthology of Zen Buddhism"
    (in USA )... Nancy Wilson Ross' intro to the Poetry section ( just preceding
    the Watts "thing" is, also, very good.

    there is also in this book the hard-to-find Will Petersen essay :
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