The Training of the Zen Buddhist Monk

The Training of the Zen Buddhist Monk

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Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki's qThe Training of the Zen Buddhist Monkq invites you to step inside the mysterious world of the Zendo, where monks live their lives in simplicity. Suzuki, best known as the man who brought Zen classics to the West, sheds light on all phases of a monk's experience, from being refused admittance at the door to finally understanding the meaning of one's qkoan.q Suzuki explains the initiation ceremony, the act of begging, and the life of prayers, meditation, and service.Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki ... His motive of work evidently eame from his feeling of humility, but in fact manual labour forms one of the most essential features of the Zen life. In India, the monks simply begged for their food and were not inclined to anbsp;...

Title:The Training of the Zen Buddhist Monk
Author:Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki
Publisher:Cosimo, Inc. - 2004-09-01


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