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Cooking in Buddhism

In Present-Day Society We Need to Make Eating Our Practice

From the main points of "Tenzo Kyokun (Instructions for the Zen Cook)" and "Fushuku Hanpo (The Dharma of Taking Food)" By Rev. Tatsuzen Sato, Professor of Ikuei Junior College

1. Food has life

2. Buddha's teachings on eating

3. Dogen Zenji's teaching on eating

4. Joyful Mind, Nurturing Mind, Magnanimous Mind and The Five Contemplations

5. How to eat is closely related with how to live