Marie Dern (1936-2020) & Eihei Dogan (1200-1253)


Unique hand bound artist’s book printed letterpress


Marie Dern (design, printing, and binding)
Eihei Dogan (text)
Carl Dern (artwork)

With elegant simplicity, Marie Dern—a dedicated Buddhist—presents the words of Eihei Dogen, founder of the Soto Zen school in Japan, renowned poet, and author of significant Buddhist literature, whose writing continues to inform Buddhism around the world.