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ISBN-10: 1608685888
ISBN-13: 9781608685882
Publisher: New World Library
Publish Date: 07/30/2019
Dimensions: 7.40" L, 5.20" W, 0.50" H

Zen: A Short Introduction with Illustrations by the Author

Foreword by: Shinge Roko Sherry Chayat

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According to Alan Watts, “Zen taste deplores the cluttering of a picture or of a room with many objects.” In that sense, this minimalist book embodies the aesthetic of Zen itself. As with brushstrokes in a Japanese ink painting, the words have been used sparingly and arranged precisely, with no unnecessary detail. In seven brief chapters, Watts captures the essence of Zen Buddhism as a religion and a way of life. He explains fundamental Zen concepts, introduces revered Zen thinkers, places Zen within the broader context of Eastern religion, and traces the influence of Zen in the arts. Illustrated with calligraphy and drawings by the author, this reprint of an old classic will delight fans of Alan Watts, while introducing new readers to a legendary author who infused groundbreaking scholarship with literary brilliance.

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ISBN-10: 1608685888
ISBN-13: 9781608685882
Publisher: New World Library
Publish Date: 07/30/2019
Dimensions: 7.40" L, 5.20" W, 0.50" H
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