Philosophy - Zen

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Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Mainten...

Robert M. Pirsig

At its heart, the story is all too simple: a man and his son take a lengthy motorcycle trip through America. But this is not a simple trip at all, for around every corner, through mountain and desert, wind and rain, and searing heat a...

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Published: Aug 2005

The Sutra of Hui-Neng: Grand Master o...

Thomas F. Cleary

Hui-neng (638–713) is perhaps the most beloved and respected figure in Zen Buddhism. An illiterate woodcutter who attained enlightenment in a flash, he became the Sixth Patriarch of Chinese Zen, and is regarded as the founder of the ...

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Published: Sep 1998

What Time Is It? You Mean Now? : Advi...

Yogi Berra

Could Confucius hit a curveball? Could Yoda block the plate? Can the Dalai Lama dig one out of the dirt?No, there is only one Zen master who could contemplate the circle of life while rounding the bases.Who is this guru lurking in the...

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Published: Jul 2003

Empty Your Cup: Why We Have Low Self-...

Yong Kang Chan

Struggling with low self-esteem? Still feeling inferior, unworthy and not good enough despite all your effort to change?On the surface, we should be happy. We have all the things we need — a decent job, a stable income, and great fr...

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Published: May 2017

Mushotoku Mind: The Heart of the Hear...

Taisen Deshimaru

Mushotoku mind means an attitude of no profit, no gain. It is the core of Taisen Deshimaru's Zen. This respected master, the head of Japanese Soto Zen for all of Europe, moved from Japan in 1967 and brought this work to Paris, from wh...

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Published: Oct 2012

The Heart of Understanding: A New Tra...

Thich Nhat Hanh

In this new edition of The Heart of Understanding, venerable Thich Nhat Hanh offers a completely new translation of the Prajñaparamita Sutra, regarded as the essence of Buddhist teaching. The ancient sutra is given a contemporary tre...

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Published: Feb 2016

I Don't Want To, I Don't Feel Like It...

Cheri Huber

Employing the tenets of Zen Buddhist awareness practice, the book provides numerous exercises and self-help tools for working through problems with resistance, revealing how resistance operates in everyday life and guiding readers to ...

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Published: May 2013

The Flower of Chinese Buddhism (Soka ...

Daisaku Ikeda

Beginning with the introduction of the religion into China, this chronicle depicts the evolution of Buddhism. The career and achievements of the great Kumarajiva are investigated, exploring the famed philosophical treatises that form ...

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Published: Nov 2009

Awakening to Zen: The Teachings of Ro...

Roshi Philip Kapleau

When Roshi Philip Kapleau returned to the United States in 1966, after thirteen years of training in Japan with two of the country's greatest masters of Zen, he "did not come home empty-handed -- he brought us a living word of Zen," K...

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Published: Jan 2009

The Three Pillars of Zen: Teaching, P...

Roshi Philip Kapleau

Through explorations of the three pillars of Zen--teaching, practice, and enlightenment--Roshi Philip Kapleau presents a comprehensive overview of the history and discipline of Zen Buddhism.  An established classic, this 35th annive...

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Published: Feb 1989

Zen Life: An Open-At-Random Book of G...

Daniel Levin

Written by the author of The Zen Book and Zen Cards, Zen Life is a compilation of 108 Zen stories and aphorisms, ancient and modern, which are meant to be opened at random and consulted for their wisdom and insights.

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Published: Sep 2009

Nothing Is Hidden: The Psychology of ...

Barry Magid

In this inspiring and incisive offering, Barry Magid uses the language of modern psychology and psychotherapy to illuminate one of Buddhism's most powerful and often mysterious technologies: the Zen koan. What's more, Magid also uses ...

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Published: Oct 2013

Jed Talks #2: Away from the Things of...

Jed McKenna

The second book in the Jed Talks series by Jed McKenna, author of the Enlightenment Trilogy and the Dreamstate Trilogy. Jed McKenna is the author of The Enlightenment Trilogy (Spiritual Enlightenment: The Damnedest Thing, Spiritually ...

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Published: Sep 2018

One Bird, One Stone: 108 Zen Stories

Sean Murphy

Drawn from the archives of major Zen centers in America and interviews with some of the most seminal figures of American Zen, including Philip Kapleau, Bernie Glassman, Gary Snyder, and Walter Nowick, One Bird, One Stone presents the ...

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Published: Apr 2013

Zen Flesh Zen BOnes: A Collection of ...

Paul Reps

When Zen Flesh, Zen Bones was published in 1957 it became an instant sensation with an entire generation of readers who were just beginning to experiment with Zen. Over the years it has inspired leading American Zen teachers, students...

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Published: Sep 1998

Living in the Light of Death: Existen...

Frank Scalambrino

By developing an Eastern existential understanding of death from the perspective of Zen Buddhism, Bushido (the Way of the Samurai), and Japanese haiku poets, this book articulates an ethics of sincerity between the contemplative-medit...

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Published: Apr 2017

Zen Guitar

Philip Toshio Sudo

Each of us carries a song inside us, the song that makes us human. ZEN GUITAR provides the key to unlocking this song - a series of life lessons presented through the metaphor of music. Philip Sudo offers his own experiences with mus...

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Published: Mar 1998

The Essential Dogen: Writings of the ...

Kazuaki Tanahashi

Eihei Dogen (1200–1253), founder of the Soto School of Zen Buddhism, is one of the greatest religious, philosophical, and literary geniuses of Japan. His writings have been studied by Zen students for centuries, particularly his mas...

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Published: Apr 2013

Bring Me the Rhinoceros: And Other Ze...

John Tarrant

Bring Me the Rhinoceros is an unusual guide to happiness and a can opener for your thinking. For fifteen hundred years, Zen koans have been passed down through generations of masters, usually in private encounters between teacher and...

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Published: Nov 2008

It Came from Beyond Zen!: More Practi...

Brad Warner

In Japan in 1253, one of the great thinkers of his time died ― and the world barely noticed. That man was the Zen monk Eihei Dogen. For centuries his main work, the Shōbōgenzō, languished in obscurity, locked away in remote monas...

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Published: Oct 2017

The One Taste of Truth: Zen and the A...

William Scott Wilson

Traditionally in China and Japan, drinking a cup of tea was an opportunity for contemplation, meditation, and an elevation of mind and spirit. Here, renowned translator William Scott Wilson distills what is singular and precious about...

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Published: Jan 2013

Zen and the Birds of Appetite.

Thomas Merton

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Published: Feb 1988

The Way of Zen

Alan W. Watts

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Published: Jan 1999
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