Taking the Path of zen download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert Aitken

Taking the Path of zen download free [PDF and Ebook] by Robert Aitken year 1983
  • Book name: Taking the Path of zen
  • Author: Robert Aitken
  • Release date: 1983/1/31
  • Publisher: NORTH POINT PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Society and Social Sciences
  • ISBN: 9780865470804
  • Rating: 7.44 of 10
  • Votes: 581
  • Review by: Elaina Mount
  • Review rating: 7.55 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/10
  • Total pages: 176
  • Includes a PDF summary of 17 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: There is a fine art to presenting complex ideas with simplicity and insight, in a manner that both guides and inspires. In Taking the Path of Zen Robert Aitken presents the practice, lifestyle, rationale, and ideology of Zen Buddhism with remarkable clarity. The foundation of Zen is the practice of zazen, or mediation, and Aitken Roshi insists that everything flows from the center. He discusses correct breathing, posture, routine, teacher-student relations, and koan study, as well as common problems and milestones encountered in the process. Throughout the book the author returns to zazen, offering further advice and more advanced techniques. The orientation extends to various religious attitudes and includes detailed discussions of the Three Treasures and the Ten Precepts of Zen Buddhism. Taking the Path of Zen will serve as orientation and guide for anyone who is drawn to the ways of Zen, from the simply curious to the serious Zen student.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 11H8M47S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Buddhist Books, Zen Buddhism, Philosophy
  • Available formats: TXT, RB, EPUB, PDF, MOBI, WORD, MobiPocket, DOC. Compressed in TZO, JAR, ACE, RAR, ZIP, TAR.LZO
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 12.75 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x200x15.24mm
  • Weight: 145.15g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Berkeley, California, United States
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