The Buddha's Golden Path: The Classic Introduction to Zen Buddhism

The Buddha's Golden Path: The Classic Introduction to Zen Buddhism

by Dwight Goddard
     
 

In 1929, when author Dwight Goddard wrote The Buddha’s Golden Path, he was breaking ground. No American before him had lived the life of a Zen Buddhist monk, and then set out to share what he had learned with his countrymen. The Buddha’s Golden Path is a true classic. It has touched countless lives, and opened the door for future

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In 1929, when author Dwight Goddard wrote The Buddha’s Golden Path, he was breaking ground. No American before him had lived the life of a Zen Buddhist monk, and then set out to share what he had learned with his countrymen. The Buddha’s Golden Path is a true classic. It has touched countless lives, and opened the door for future generations in this country to study and embrace the principles of Zen.

Editorial Reviews

Tricycle - Matt Stefon

" . . . anyone wishing to learn more about the place that Buddhism could have in American life, whether in Goddard's interwar America or today's anxious post-9/11 world, should read this book."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780757000232
Publisher:
Square One Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Series:
Square One Classics Series
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Dwight Goddard was born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1861, and became a pioneer in the American Zen Buddhist movement. During his life, he authored and edited nine titles

on Buddhism, including A Buddhist Bible.

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