Red Pine

Red Pine

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RED PINE (Bill Porter) was born in Los Angeles in 1943 and attended graduate school at Columbia University. An acclaimed translator, his published works include three major Buddhist texts: The Platform Sutra, The Diamond Sutra, and The Heart Sutra. He is also the author of Zen Baggage, Road to Heaven: Encounters with Chinese Hermits. Red Pine has lived in Taiwan and Hong Kong, and has traveled extensively in China, visiting Zen temples and seeking out hermits. He lives in Port Townsend, Washington.

 

 

He is the author of:

The Diamond Sutra: The Perfection of Wisdom
The Platform Sutra: The Zen Teaching of Hui-neng
The Heart Sutra
Lankavatara Sutra: Translation and Commentary