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The simplicity, directness, wisdom, and humor of Zen have acted as a source of spiritual guidance to thousands of people for generations. It's no surprise, then, that Americans have embraced it wholeheartedly in recent years, establishing the need for a book like Zen. A visually pleasing, gorgeously tactile gift book, it gathers together major Zen writings in one place. Soothing photographs accompany the poems and koans, revealing to beginners and experienced practitioners alike the enigma and harmony of this ancient tradition. An introduction helps readers approach the text, providing some history of the teachings as well as the philosophy behind them. A glossary and bibliography round out this unique anthology.
Publisher: New York : Artisan, 2000
ISBN: 9781579651664
Branch Call Number: 294.3927 Zen 3558ad 1
Characteristics: 160 p. :,col. ill
Additional Contributors: Levering, Miriam 1945-


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