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By Robert Aitken

There is an excellent artwork to providing complicated principles with simplicity and perception, in a fashion that either courses and evokes. In Taking the trail of Zen Robert Aitken provides the perform, way of life, intent, and beliefs of Zen Buddhism with striking readability.

The origin of Zen is the perform of zazen, or mediation, and Aitken Roshi insists that every little thing flows from the guts. He discusses right respiring, posture, regimen, teacher-student kin, and koan research, in addition to universal difficulties and milestones encountered within the strategy. through the publication the writer returns to zazen, providing extra recommendation and extra complex thoughts. The orientation extends to varied non secular attitudes and contains precise discussions of the 3 Treasures and the 10 Precepts of Zen Buddhism.
Taking the trail of Zen will serve as orientation and advisor for a person who's attracted to the methods of Zen, from the easily curious to the intense Zen student.

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