Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

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9780140212839: Zen Flesh, Zen Bones

"Zen Flesh, Zen Bones," the best-selling collection of the most popular enlightenment stories, anecdotes, and koans of Zen literature, introducing a generation of Americans to Zen. Included here are four Zen and pre-Zen classics:101 Zen Stories--anecdotes and enlightenment stories of the great mastersThe Gateless Gate--forty-eight Zen koans to awaken the enlightened mindThe 10 Bulls, or "Ox-herding Pictures"--depicting the ten stages of awarenessCentering--a four-thousand-year-old Sanskrit text that may well be one of the roots of Zen thought

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Zen Buddhism conveys its profound truths through epigrams, parable and brief enigmatic and often amusing stories of the masters. In addition to "101 Zen Stories", this volume contains "The Gateless Gate", a collection of "koans" or puzzles that students used to attune their minds to enlightenment, and "10 Bulls", an illustrated account of a bull-hunt which symbolizes the ascending stages of awareness.

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Zen Buddhism conveys its profound truths through epigrams, parable and brief enigmatic and often amusing stories of the masters. In addition to 101 Zen Stories, this volume contains The Gateless Gate, a collection of koans or puzzles and 10 Bulls, an illustrated account of a bull-hunt.

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Paul Reps; Nyogen Senzaki
Published by PENGUIN (1971)
ISBN 10: 0140212833 ISBN 13: 9780140212839
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