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Michel Mohr

Michel Mohr, who teaches at the University of Hawai`i , is a specialist in Japanese religions and intellectual history of the Tokugawa period and Meiji era, the Zen traditions in particular. He has published the book Traité sur l'Inépuisable Lampe du Zen: Tōrei (1721-1792) et sa vision de l'éveil [Treatise on the Inexhaustible Lamp of Zen: Tōrei and his vision of awakening], 2 vols. Vol. XXVIII, Mélanges chinois et bouddhiques. Brussels (Bruxelles) 1997: Institut Belge des Hautes Études Chinoises (distributed by Peeters, ISBN 2-9600076-0-3). He is the author of numerous studies in English, French, and Japanese, which include "Emerging from Non-Duality: Kōan Practice in the Rinzai Tradition since Hakuin," in The Kōan: Texts and Contexts in Zen Buddhism, edited by Steven Heine and Dale S. Wright (Oxford UP, 2000). He has contributed biographical entries on Chan/Zen figures to the DDB. [2/18/2008]