[ above; Han-shan and Shih-te, by Tensho Shubun (?);
Japan, mid 15th century; classified as national treasure
[ Shih-te and Han-Shan portraits by Yen Hui (aka Yuang,
Han-shan symbolizes theory and pureness of thought and
usually pictured with a scroll, while
Shih-te symbolizes practice and contact with the world
and is usually pictured with a broom.
National Museum, Tokyo; classified as national treasures.
Han-Shan and Shih-Te
(Kanzan and Jittoku in Japanese)
(Cold Mountain and Foundling)
( 627 – 649 )
by Gregory B. Lee of:
Encounters with Cold Mountain-Poems by Han Shan: Modern
translated by Peter Stambler
South China Morning Post, January 16, 1997
The Collected Songs of Cold Mountain
Han Shan. Translated by Red Pine.
Port Townsend, Wash.: Copper Canyon Prms, 1983.
The Poetry of Han-Shan:
A Complete, Annotated Translation of Cold Mountain
(Suny Series in Buddhist Studies)
Robert G. Henricks / Paperback / Published 1990
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Poetry of Shih-Te
by James M. Hargett
Zen and Zen Classics
Vol. 2, History of Zen
Tokyo: Hokuseido Prms, 1964.
Zen Essays Part 3