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Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - Federico Kaufer - Goodreads

A great book to read and as an introduction to Zen Buddhism Read full review

Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - James Byron - Goodreads

This book was a coming home for me. My re-introduction to a "Way" both illusive and familiar. Read full review

Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - Sarah Webb - Goodreads

The book that introduced me to Zen. Understandable, deep. It is a good introduction with enough meat on it for continued revisiting. Highly recommend it to anyone choosing a way to practice and as a book for anyone exploring Buddhism. Read full review

Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - [chris] Dale - Goodreads

There is much of value in here, particularly the first-hand accounts of enlightenment by modern Westerners, and, in the 25th Anniversary Edition, Bodhin Kjolhede's outstanding and insightful 1999 ... Read full review

Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - Jerome - Goodreads

The first dharma book I ever read, and still the one I'm most fond of. Read full review

Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - Jordan O'Leary - Goodreads

Living in a trailer and determined to face the looming despair of actually having to grow up and make a living, this book truly opened reality for me. As a practitioner of Zen Buddhism, this book ... Read full review

Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - Ali Ghazi - Goodreads

This book focuses on the practical aspect of zen regarding the experience of Kensho and attainment of enlightenment. there are some fluff in it from the writer of the book itself (Philip Kapleau) but ... Read full review

Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - Robin Friedman - Goodreads

There is a famous Zen koan (a Zen paradox which the student of Zen must resolve on the path to enlightenment) known as Mu. As recounted in this book (page 82) it goes like this: "A monk in all ... Read full review

Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - Matthew Copeland - Goodreads

This is a relatively large book, but no page is wasted. It is a fairly all-encompassing study of Rinzai Zen Buddhism. Rinzai differs from Soto Zen in that it is a bit more rigid in its structure and ... Read full review

Review: The Three Pillars of Zen

User Review  - Ravyn - Goodreads

Phenomenally instructive. Amazing. A must-read. Read full review


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