In This Very Moment: A Simple Guide to Zen Buddhism
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations, 2002 - Philosophy - 114 pages
A valuable beginner's resource and teaching tool, this brief and useful history of Zen Buddhism introduces the history, philosophy and practice of Zen for beginners and others who want an overview that is at once wise and accessible. The helpful Glossary demystifies the terminology of Buddhism.
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