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The Elements of Zen
The Elements of Zen
Author: David Scott
The Zen way to self-knowledge is through an understanding of one's own true inner self, achieved through meditation and the study of koans -- startling paradoxes which cannot be solved through rational thought. This book clearly describes the essence of Zen and how it developed; its meditation and unique teaching methods; the koans and stories o...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780760703090
ISBN-10: 0760703094
Publication Date: 12/1996
Pages: 136
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Publisher: Barnes Noble Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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From the Editor: The Zen way to self-knowledge is through an understanding of one's own true inner self, achieved through meditation and the study of koans -- startling paradoxes which cannot be solved through rational thought. This book clearly describes the essence of Zen and how it developed; its meditation and unique teaching methods; the koans and stories of the Zen masters that express its non-intellectual approach; and how Zen fits into daily life and the martial arts. Learn how to achieve calmness, clarity, and concentration through Zen. Black-and-white illustrations.


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