Description - The Zen of Living and Dying by Philip Kapleau
To live life fully and die serenely--surely we all share these goals, so inextricably entwined. Yet a spiritual dimension is too often lacking in the attitudes, circumstances, and rites of death in modern society. Kapleau explores the subject of death and dying on a deeply personal level, interweaving the writings of Western religions with insights from his own Zen practice, and offers practical advice for the dying and their families.
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Author Biography - Philip Kapleau
Philip Kapleau's classic "Three Pillars of Zen " has sold an estimated five hundred thousand copies. He is the author of "Awakening to Zen, Zen: Merging of East and West, The Wheel of Life and Death, " and "The Zen of Living and Dying. " Kapleau was the first Westerner to be ordained a roshi. He established the Rochester Zen Center in 1966. He lives in Rochester, New York.