Entangling Vines - Praise

A Classic Collection of Zen Koans

“A wonderful book, a book to take if you are planning to be shipwrecked on a desert island; it is the book I open every day, and teach from every day. It is surprising, lucid, scholarly, alive, unassuming, and it goes deep.”—John Tarrant, author of Bring Me the Rhinoceros and Other Koans That Will Save Your Life

“This book summon us into a dynamic immediacy with life itself.”—Wendy Egyoku Nakao, Abbot of the Zen Center of Los Angeles

“An excellent translation of an important collection.”—Japanese Journal of Religious Studies

“Anyone who plays in the fields of koan introspection will welcome this book.”—Melissa Myozen Blacker, coeditor of The Book of MU