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Taizan Maezumi

Fast Facts
Spiritual Teacher
Zen, Buddhism
Main Countries of Activity: 
Date of Birth: 
February 24, 1931
Place of Birth: 
Otawara, Tochigi Prefecture, Japan
In His/Her Body ("alive"): 
Date Left His/Her Body: 
May 15, 1995
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Autobiography Part 6a: "Smile"

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I've been describing my first Zen retreat.

Autobiography Part 6b: "Cigarette"

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After days of sitting, I was super-sensitized to what was going on in my mind. It was amazing how the answer had appeared right out of the Don't Know.