One Bird, One Stone: 108 American Zen Stories

One Bird, One Stone: 108 American Zen Stories

by Sean Murphy
     
 

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One Bird, One Stone is a distinctly American take on the ancient tradition and practice of Zen Buddhism. Drawn from the archives of major Zen centers in America and interviews with some of the most seminal figures of American Zen, including Philip Kapleau, Bernie Glassman, and Walter Nowick, One Bird, One Stone presents the notable encounters between

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One Bird, One Stone is a distinctly American take on the ancient tradition and practice of Zen Buddhism. Drawn from the archives of major Zen centers in America and interviews with some of the most seminal figures of American Zen, including Philip Kapleau, Bernie Glassman, and Walter Nowick, One Bird, One Stone presents the notable encounters between teachers and students, the moments of insight and wisdom, the quotable quotes, and the humor of Zen as it has flowered in America over the last hundred-plus years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781580632218
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
04/20/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.72(d)

What People are saying about this

Peter Haskel
A first-rate contribution to out understanding of the American history of Zen...Well-researched...lively...Highly recommended. (Peter Haskel, Zen Notes)
Natalie Goldberg
The reader will be delighted and entertained...and this beautifully written book will open the Zen world to everyone. (Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones)

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