(Kindle ePUB) Existence: A Story ↠ David Hinton



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  1. says:

    David Hinton s Existence A Story, a followup to Hunger Mountain, continues his exploration of Chinese philosophy via painting, calligraphy, poetry, Taoism, and Ch an Buddhism A tall order, and one he pulls off with finesse Using an ethereal landscape painting by Shih T ao 1642 1707 , Hinton manages to travel through the inner workings of the artist s mind and explicate why such artwork provides us an opportunity for awakening in t

  2. says:

    This is like reading Zhuangzi in bed with a cold, crisp scotch and soda effervescent and intoxicating the fizzy quality of emptiness, its possibilities all those little moments that make you dance It seems cosmic when emptiness embraces broad landscapes, and at the same time personal, as a puff of air bounces elemental particles

  3. says:

    Wonderful book I really appreciate the world view behind it but it also felt like a lovely introduction to Chinese painting and language what was an additional treat I m just starting to read Hunger Mountain now One reviewer suggested reading Exsistence first and I m glad I did.

  4. says:

    I ve been reading books on Taoism, Zen, and Ch an Buddhism for five decades gulp , and I find David Hinton not only the best translator, but a

  5. says:

    Almost a scripture in itself A poetic but accessible dive into Chinese Buddhism, art, language and literature It could be dense and academic but it s not It sings.

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Summary Existence: A Story

Existence: A Story

Coaxes from the image is nothing less than a revelation the dynamicinterweaving of mind and Cosmos and the glorious dance of Absenceand Presence that is the secret of that CosmosThe painting called Peaceful Distance Pavilionby Shih t ao 1642 1707 is like other paintings in that genre mostly space one tiny figure accompanied by an attendant looks out over a vast landscape of mountains and clouds But start looking into that space and with the right guidance what you end up seeing is profound David Hinton is the perfect guide He uses his knowledge of Chinese philosophy poetry art language and writing system to illuminate this painting s message which is ultimately the story of the glorious dance between nothing and everything between emptiness and existence It s an enthralling journey that can change the way you look at the world a journey for which David is a wise and elouent guid. Wonderful book I really appreciate the world view behind it but it also felt like a lovely introduction to Chinese painting and language what was an additional treat I m just starting to read Hunger Mountain now One reviewer suggested reading Exsistence first and I m glad I did Witness To War painting called Peaceful Distance Pavilionby Shih t ao 1642 1707 is like other Annie paintings in that genre mostly space one tiny figure accompanied by an attendant looks out over a vast landscape of mountains and clouds But start looking into that space and with the right guidance what you end up seeing is Back Alley Slut profound David Hinton is the The Collected Works Of Dr Patrick Carnes perfect guide He uses his knowledge of Chinese Revolution In Manufacturing philosophy Longing Orgasmic Texas Dawn 2 poetry art language and writing system to illuminate this Sight And Sound painting s message which is ultimately the story of the glorious dance between nothing and everything between emptiness and existence It s an enthralling journey that can change the way you look at the world a journey for which David is a wise and elouent guid. Wonderful book I really appreciate the world view behind it but it also felt like a lovely introduction to Chinese arabians-2018-calendar painting and language what was an additional treat I m just starting to read Hunger Mountain now One reviewer suggested reading Exsistence first and I m glad I did

Review ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ö David Hinton

Pe of Taoist and Chan Zen spirituality At first we gaze wonder struck into the many mountaineddistance soon we find ourselves immersed and then we dissolve into the chi mist drifting up the forested slopesDavid Abram author of The Spell of the Sensuous Hinton is a rare example of a literary Sinologistthat is a classical scholarthoroughly conversant with and connected to contemporary literaturein English New York Review of BooksThe mystery of existence and our place in that mystery as expressed in a single Chinese landscape painting a new work of meditative philosophy by the renowned translator of the Chinese classics and author of Hunger Mountain Join David Hinton the premiermodern translator of the Chinese classics as he stands before a singlelandscape painting discovering in it the wondrous story of existenceand as part of that story the magical nature of consciousness What he. This is like reading Zhuangzi in bed with a cold crisp scotch and soda effervescent and intoxicating the fizzy uality of emptiness its possibilities all those little moments that make you dance It seems cosmic when emptiness embraces broad landscapes and at the same time personal as a puff of air bounces elemental particles against your face I do enjoy a breeze David Hinton is a delight to read and Shitao may be his best and most suitable project I will bow respectfully toward his whereabouts in the morning but for now another page another sip of emptiness