Miniatures of a Zen Master by Robert Aitken
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Miniatures of a Zen Master
By Robert Aitken

Miniatures of a Zen Master

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Miniatures of a Zen Master by Robert Aitken

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For more than four decades, Robert Aitken Roshi has taught thousands of people the Buddhist practice of Zen meditation, and has led hundreds through their practice of the study of traditional koans. He has authored more than a dozen books, including a celebrated appreciation of Basho's haiku; volumes of commentary on sacred texts; works on ethics, daily life, and social action; and one of the best-loved introductions to Zen Buddhism, Taking the Path of Zen. After a long and remarkable life--he will be 91 years old when this collection is published--Aitken Roshi offers a collection of 266 short texts. Some are clearly parables; others are simple stories, quotations, memories, and commentaries. Resembling Benjamin Franklin's Almanac or the epigrams of Chamfort as much as it does work from ancient sages, this collection of "miniatures" distills a life devoted to teaching and awareness. Any person living a considered life, whether secular humanist or religious seeker, will find this a book of rich inspiration.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781582434414
ISBN-10: 1582434417
Format: Hardback
(203mm x 127mm x 25mm)
Pages: 260
Imprint: Counterpoint
Publisher: Counterpoint
Publish Date: 18-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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