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Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
Zen Mind Beginner's Mind
Author: Shunryu Suzuki
Zen mind is one of those enigmatic phrases used by Zen teachers to throw you back upon yourself, to make you go behind the words themselves and begin wondering. "I know what my own mind is," you tell yourself, "but what is Zen mind?" And then: "But do I really know what my own mind is?" Is it what I am doing now? Is...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780834800793
ISBN-10: 0834800799
Publication Date: 4/1/1973
Pages: 132
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Publisher: Weatherhill
Book Type: Paperback
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This book is a zen buddhist classic. It is not easy reading, but it explores the concepts of zen buddhism in a thorough way.
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This is one of the most profound yet comprehensible books on buddhist philosophy ever written for the western reader.
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A classic of Zen, many think because of the title of the book that it is for beginners. What it refers to is the mind that is free of expectation, that we all have when starting something new. A wonderful collection of talks from a true Zen master.


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