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October 01, 2009

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regards,
Stephen

Links to four Lachs' articles, all in PDF format. Enjoy!

http://mandala.hr/samsara/Stuart_Lachs.Coming_Down.pdf

http://mandala.hr/samsara/Stuart_Lachs.Means_of_Authorization.pdf

http://mandala.hr/samsara/Stuart_Lachs.Myth_of_the_Zen_Roshi.pdf

http://mandala.hr/samsara/Stuart_Lachs.The_Zen_Master_in_America.pdf

The text gets a little unreadable around page 10-14 and 25-17. Not sure what happened there.

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Thanks so much for the heads up.

Best regards,

The Zennist

Oh! Mujaku, you old bag of rice, you beat me to the punch. I was going to post about this paper. Lachs is great in his dismemberment of the "Roshi Ideal". His papers were some of the best I have read.

Cheers,

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