A First Zen Reader

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Charles E. Tuttle, 1960 - Buddhism - 236 pages
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When Zen Buddhism crossed from China to Japan in the twelfth century, it entered a phase of development that was not only to inspire a magnificent range of artistic achievement but also to exert a tremendous influence upon Japanese life itself and, eventually, to bring to the attention of the West a religious philosophy both unique and challenging in its power. 'Yet,' as one of the contributors to 'A First Zen Reader' expresses it, 'If asked what Zen is, to reply is very difficult.' It is the purpose of this anthology to suggest an approach to such a reply.

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About the author (1960)

Trevor Leggett rose to the rank of fourth dan in shogi, a major achievement since first dan is considered excellent for an amateur. He is the author of "Zen and the Ways".

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