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Zen Flesh, Zen Bones : Arkana Ser. - Nyogen Senzaki

Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

Arkana Ser.

Paperback Published: 30th March 2000
ISBN: 9780140288322
Number Of Pages: 176

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Zen Buddhism conveys its profound and powerful truths through epigram, parable and brief, enigmatic and often amusing stories of the masters. In addition to 101 Zen Stories, this volume contains The Gateless Gate, a collection of koans or puzzles that students used to attune their minds to enlightenment, and 10 Bulls, and illustrated account of a bull-hunt which symbolizes the ascending stages of awareness. In Centreing, an ancient Sanskrit text at the roots of Zen, Shiva offers '112 ways to open the invisible door of consciousness'. Zen can never be summed up in a bible or definitive body of doctrine, but for anyone seeking the inspiration and illumination of Zen wisdom, these classic texts make the ideal place to start.

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If you're searching for inspiration from the East, this bestselling collection of Zen and pre-Zen literature is a great place to start. Zen Buddhism uses a variety of brief stories and parables to illustrate the truths that lead to spiritual enlightenment and this book includes them along with the koans or puzzles used by buddhist students. A classic compendium of Zen wisdom and philosophy. (Kirkus UK)

ISBN: 9780140288322
ISBN-10: 0140288325
Series: Arkana Ser.
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 30th March 2000
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.6  x 1.1
Weight (kg): 0.14
Edition Number: 1

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