The Method of Zen

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Vintage Books, 1974 - Philosophy - 124 pages
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The author investigates the philosophy, methodology, and cultural manifestations of Zen Buddhism, drawing upon his six years of training in Japan

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User Review  - John Mccullough - Goodreads

Many do not seem to like this book. I found it extremely instructive although, along with "Zen in the Art of Archery" were my introductions to Zen. Read full review

Review: The Method of Zen

User Review  - John Mccullough - Goodreads

Many do not seem to like this book. I found it extremely instructive although, along with "Zen in the Art of Archery" were my introductions to Zen. Read full review

Contents

The Way to Zen Buddhism
ii
Zen Contrasted with European Mysticism
18
Training in Zen Buddhist Monasteries
30
Copyright

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About the author (1974)

Herrigel, a German professor who taught philosophy at the University of Tokyo, penetrated deeply and personally into the theory and practice of Zen Buddhism. In endeavoring to become a Zen mystic, he experienced the rigorous discipline of training with a Zen Master for six years.

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