Rider/Hutchinson, 1987, Softcover, Book Condition: Very Good, First Paperback
Believing that Buddhist teachings and traditional ceremonies should be adapted to twentieth-century life styles, Kapleau presents an introduction to the philosophy and practice of Zen written especially for Western readers & as a companion volume to his 'The Three Pillars of Zen'. Here he brings together transcriptions of question-and-answer sessions at his Zen Center in Rochester, N.Y., correspondence with his disciples, "encouragement talks" given to participants in seven-day closed retreats (sesshin), translations of some key Zen texts, an autobiographical sketch, and various other things. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 311 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. no Dust Jacket as published.. Black titles spine. light creasing to spine. illustrated by b/w. drawings & photo's.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Religion & Theology; Zen Buddhism; Western Buddhism ; Western Zen; United States; Philosophy. ISBN: 0091406110. ISBN/EAN: 9780091406110. Dewey Code: 294.3/927. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 4086.