ZEN is Right Here by David Chadwick
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ZEN is Right Here
By David Chadwick

ZEN is Right Here

Teaching Stories and Anecdotes of Shunryu Suzuki, Author of "ZEN Mind, Beginner's Mind"

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ZEN is Right Here by David Chadwick

Book Description

Shunryu Suzuki's extraordinary gift for conveying traditional Zen teachings using ordinary language is well known to the countless readers of "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind." In "Zen Is Right Here," his teachings are brought to life powerfully and directly through stories told about him by his students. These living encounters with Zen are poignant, direct, humorous, paradoxical, and enlightening; and their setting in real-life contexts makes them wonderfully accessible. Like the Buddha himself, Suzuki Roshi gave profound teachings that were skilfully expressed for each moment, person, and situation he encountered. He emphasized that while the ungraspable essence of Buddhism is constant, the expression of that essence is always changing. Each of the stories presented here is an example of this versatile and timeless quality, showing that the potential for attaining enlightenment exists right here, right now, in this very moment.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781590304914
ISBN-10: 1590304918
Format: Paperback
(177mm x 126mm x 12mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Publish Date: 9-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - David Chadwick

Shunryu Suzuki (1904-1971) was one of the most influential spiritual teachers of the twentieth century and is truly a founding father of Zen in America. A Japanese priest of the Soto lineage, he taught in the United States from 1959 until his death. He was the founder of the San Francisco Zen Center and the Tassajara Zen Mountain Center. He is the author of "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind" and "Branching Streams Flow in the Darkness: Zen Talks on the Sandokai," and he is the subject of the biography "Crooked Cucumber " by David Chadwick.

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