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THE ZEN MONASTIC EXPERIENCE: Buddhist Practice in Contemporary Korea

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A myth-shattering foray behind the walls of a Korean Zen Buddhist monastery. The common Western image of Zen as a religion that features unpredictable, iconoclastic teachers ``bullying their students into enlightenment'' is, says Buswell (East Asian Languages and Cultures/UCLA), grossly inaccurate. And he should know, having spent five years as a monk at Songgwang-sa, one of the largest Zen ... Read full review

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