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The Way of Zen begins as a succinct guide through the histories of Buddhism and Taoism leading up to the development of Zen Buddhism, which drew deeply from both traditions.  It then goes on to paint a broad but insightful picture of Zen as it was and is practiced, both as a religion and as an element of diverse East Asian arts and disciplines.  Watts's narrative clears away the mystery while enhancing the mystique of Zen.

Since the first publication of this book in 1957, Zen Buddhism has become firmly established in the West.  As Zen has taken root in Western soil, it has incorporated much of the attitude and approach set forth by Watts in The Way of Zen, which remains one of the most important introductory books in Western Zen.

GENRE
Faktaböcker
UTGIVEN
1999
26 januari
SPRÅK
EN
Engelska
LÄNGD
256
Sidor
UTGIVARE
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
STORLEK
17.1
MB

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Alan Watts was ahead of his time and his writings and teachings are timeless. He had such a great way to explain things in a simple and vivid manner. Highly recommended reading for everyone.

Fler böcker av Alan W. Watts