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The Iron Cow of Zen
     

The Iron Cow of Zen

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by Albert Low
 

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A koan is a saying by a Zen master, the most famous being "What is the sound of one hand clapping?" Seemingly incomprehensible, a koan is actually an invitation to think in a new way, a tool to startle the consciousness into enlightenment. Drawing on the views of diverse thinkers from Buddha, to T.S. Eliot to explain the essential concepts of Zen Buddhism, this

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A koan is a saying by a Zen master, the most famous being "What is the sound of one hand clapping?" Seemingly incomprehensible, a koan is actually an invitation to think in a new way, a tool to startle the consciousness into enlightenment. Drawing on the views of diverse thinkers from Buddha, to T.S. Eliot to explain the essential concepts of Zen Buddhism, this book is thought provoking reading.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940000794661
Publisher:
Albert Low
Publication date:
12/12/2009
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
832,504
File size:
442 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Albert William Low was an authorized Zen master, an internationally published author, and a former human resources executive. He lived in England, South Africa, Canada, and the United States was the Teacher and Director of the Montreal Zen Center from 1979 until his passing in January 2016. Albert Low held a BA degree in Philosophy and Psychology, and was a trained counselor. In 2003, he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws for scholastic attainment and community service by Queen’s University, in Kingston, Ontario. As an internationally acclaimed author, he had fourteen books published, some of which have been translated into French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Turkish.

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