Soul Sword: The Way and Mind of a Zen Warrior

Soul Sword: The Way and Mind of a Zen Warrior

by Vernon Kitabu Turner

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ISBN-13: 9781780281940
Publisher: Watkins Media
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 244
File size: 313 KB

About the Author

African-American spiritual guru and martial arts master Vernon Kitabu Turner was raised as a Christian. In 1967, after a chance meeting, he became a Zen initiate of master Nomura Roshi, and eventually the Dharma son of Himalayan master Sadguru Sant Keshavadas. His previous books include Soul Sword: The Way and Mind of a Zen Warrior (2011) and Soul to Soul: Harnessing the Power of Your Mind (2006).

Table of Contents

Foreword PhilipToshio Sudo xi

Preface: One Finger Zen Warrior xv

Suki: Push-Button Fear 1

Make Your Mind Your Friend and Hero 19

Oneness 26

Air Space: The Wingspan Theory 37

The Way Is Void: The Original Mind 42

Shikantaza: The Power of Just Sitting 51

Embrace the Universe 57

Mo Chi Chu: Straight Ahead 61

The One 65

Flowing with the Wind 69

Abandon Technique 73

The Boxer 78

The Way of Form and Nothingness 85

The Art of Dancing to No-Music 90

Lightning Flashes, Thunder Rolls 93

Form and Emptiness 106

Internal Radar 109

The Enemy 115

The Art of Life and Death 119

Mo Chi Chu: Pressing on to the Mark 122

Bow to the Master: The Power of Humility 128

A Path of Love 132

Zen Mushin Ryu: Wielding the Soul Sword in the Real World 141


Part I Introduction 160

Part II The Interview 168

Afterword 201

Soul Master 219

Index 220

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