To Know Yourself (Tuttle Library of Enlightenment Series): Talks, Stories, and Articles on Zen

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Albert Low, teacher and director of the Montreal Zen Centre and dharma heir of Roshi Philip Kapleau, here provides an engaging collection of talks, stories, and articles on Zen. Though the entries range from dharma talks on koans to discussions on Buddhism and Christianity, they all address concrete concerns of our lives and reveal the author's profound insights.
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Overview

Albert Low, teacher and director of the Montreal Zen Centre and dharma heir of Roshi Philip Kapleau, here provides an engaging collection of talks, stories, and articles on Zen. Though the entries range from dharma talks on koans to discussions on Buddhism and Christianity, they all address concrete concerns of our lives and reveal the author's profound insights.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780804831192
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/1/1997
  • Series: Tuttle Library of Enlightenment
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 5.52 (w) x 8.48 (h) x 0.72 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Preface
Ch. 1 The Life of Buddha, the Life of Everyone 3
Ch. 2 Gleanings 20
Ch. 3 The Trappist's Dilemma 24
Ch. 4 Shrinking Zen 26
Ch. 5 The Rabbi's Distress 39
Ch. 6 The Christian and Buddhist Dark Night of the Soul 43
Ch. 7 A Little Boy Goes to Heaven 75
Ch. 8 Know Yourself! 79
Ch. 9 The Mountain of Inertia 90
Ch. 10 Some Thoughts about Practice 93
Ch. 11 Lighting a Fire 105
Ch. 12 Wonder of Wonders 107
Ch. 13 A Glass of Water 114
Ch. 14 On Pain 118
Ch. 15 At Sea 128
Ch. 16 Fear of Failure 135
Ch. 17 The Donkey Who Would Not Work 145
Ch. 18 Fascination 146
Ch. 19 Sand Castles 155
Ch. 20 A Sesshin 166
Ch. 21 The Fourteen Reminders 171
Ch. 22 Chosha Goes for a Walk 175
Ch. 23 Rinzai Quote 189
Ch. 24 Jewel Mirror Samadhi 190
Ch. 25 The Stone Bridge of Joshu 193
Ch. 26 Quotes from Joshu 202
Ch. 27 On Death 205
Ch. 28 The Diamond Sutra: "The Transgression Is Wiped" 217
Ch. 29 Dogen On Exertion 232
Endnotes 235
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