Studies in Zen Author:D. T. Suzuki Perhaps no branch of Eastern thought has so profoundly influenced contemporary Western culture as Zen Buddhism. Its most spectacular impact has been on Existentialism and, in a poorly digested and sadly misunderstood, "beat" literature. But its more subtle presence has become progressively pervasive in Occidental philosophy and religion; it ma... more »y yet achieve that "meeting of East and West denied by Kipling and desire by R. S. C. Northrop. Studies in Zen is an important contribution to the interpretation of Zen Buddhism to the West.
Dr. D. t. Suzuki is universally recognized as an outstanding living authority on Buddhist philosophy and without question the greatest authority on Zen Buddhism. The author of several major book on the subject, Dr. Suzuki was for many years Professor Buddhist Philosophy at Otani University in Kyoto, Japan« less