The three pillars of Zen: teaching, practice, and enlightenment

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Beacon Press, 1970 - Philosophy - 363 pages
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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 anniversary edition features new illustrations and photographs, as well as a new afterword by Sensei Bodhin Kjolhede, who has succeeded Philip Kapleau as spiritual director of the Rochester Zen Center, one of the oldest and most influential Zen centers in the United States.

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Good introduction to Zen Buddhism. - Goodreads
This is a deep insight to Zen buddhism. - Goodreads
As for being a good writer, he is not. - Goodreads
Very good reference material! - Goodreads
It provides stories and excellent explanations. - Goodreads
great introduction to zen buddhism. - Goodreads

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The book that introduced me to Zen. Understandable, deep. It is a good introduction with enough meat on it for continued revisiting. Highly recommend it to anyone choosing a way to practice and as a book for anyone exploring Buddhism. Read full review

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The last source you'll need for Zen Buddhism. Loved the transcribed student interviews. Read full review

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Philip Kapleau - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Philip Kapleau. Information. Born: August 12, 1912(1912-08-12). Place of birth: New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Died: May 6, 2004 ...
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Afterword to The Three Pillars of Zen. Zen Comes to the West. When Philip Kapleau returned to the United States in 1966 after thirteen years of ...
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Roshi Philip Kapleau, author of The Three Pillars of Zen and founder of the Rochester Zen Center in upstate New York, died on May 6, 2004 from complications ...
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Philip Kapleau's classic "Three Pillars of Zen" has sold an estimated five hundred thousand copies. He is the author of "Awakening to Zen, Zen: Merging of East and West, The Wheel of Life and Death," and "The Zen of Living and Dying." Kapleau was the first Westerner to be ordained a roshi. He established the Rochester Zen Center in 1966. He lives in Rochester, New York.

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