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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The Way to Zen Buddhism
Zen Contrasted with European Mysticism
Training in Zen Buddhist Monasteries

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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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