is a Vietnamese Zen monk, a formerprofessor
the University of Saigon, and a noted poet.
the author of a number of works on Buddhismand has published three books in English:
Vietnam:Lotus in a Sea of Fire, Vietnam Poems,
one of the leadingspokesmen of the Vietnamese Buddhist peace move-ment.Rosm
the director of The Zen Center
and widely recognized for hisscholarship and practice of Zen.
the author of
Writings from Zen Buddhist and OtherSources on Death-Rebirth-Dying.
Low, the translators of this volumefrom the French, have studied
The Zen Center atRochester for the past seven years. They have alsotranslated Dr. Hubert Benoit's