BUDDA, TAO, ZEN Mystic Triad
Explains the mystic triad of Buddhism, Taoism, and Zen, the three major sources of Asian wisdom, with excerpts from ancient sources and similar ideas from Western writers. A final chapter adds "other lights" of Kakuan's bull, Musashi's five rings, and Feng Shui.
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