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What is Zen? : plain talk for a beginner's mind / Norman Fischer & Susan Moon.

Fischer, Norman, 1946- author. (Author). Moon, Susan, 1942- author. (Added Author).
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Spencer County Public Library - Rockport 294.3 FIS (Text) 70741000137471 Adult Non Fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781611802436 (paperback : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1611802431 (paperback : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xvi, 187 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Boulder, Colorado : Shambhala, 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note: What's the point? -- Zazen -- Form and ritual -- Awakening -- History -- Beliefs and ethics -- Teachings -- Teachers -- Stages of practice -- Over the long haul -- Sangha -- Everyday life and everyday relationships -- Zen and art -- Saving all sentient beings.
Summary, etc.: "An accessible and enjoyable introduction to Zen Buddhist practice--in a reader-friendly question-and-answer format--by two highly regarded teacher-writers. The question-and-answer format makes this introduction to Zen especially easy to understand--and also to use as a reference, as you can easily look up just the question you had in mind. The esteemed Zen teacher Norman Fischer and his old friend and teaching colleague Susan Moon (both of them in the lineage of Shunryu Suzuki, author of Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind) give this collaborative effort a playful tone: Susan asks a question on our behalf, Norman answers it, and then Sue challenges him. By the time you get through their conversations, you'll have a good basic education in Zen--not only the history, theory, and practice but also the contemporary issues, such as gender inequality, sexual ethics, and the tension between Asian traditions and the modern American reality"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Zen Buddhism > Miscellanea.

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