Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

Shunryu Suzuki, Trudy Dixon


"In the beginner's brain there are lots of percentages, yet within the expert's there are few."

So starts off this so much liked of all American Zen books.  Seldom has one of these small handful of phrases supplied a instructing as wealthy as has this well-known starting line.  in one stroke, the easy sentence cuts throughout the pervasive tendency scholars have of having so on the subject of Zen as to fully pass over what it is all about.  An immediate educating at the first page.  and that is just the start.

In the 40 years because its unique ebook, Zen brain, Beginner’s Mind has turn into one of many nice sleek religious classics, a lot liked, a lot reread, and lots more and plenty instructed because the most sensible first e-book to learn on Zen. Suzuki Roshi offers the basics—from the main points of posture and inhaling zazen to the belief of nonduality—in a fashion that isn't in basic terms remarkably transparent, yet that still resonates with the enjoyment of perception from the 1st to the final web page.

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