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Included in this volume are Suzuki's famous study "Enlightenment and Ignorance," a chapter on "Practical Methods of Zen Instruction," the essays "On Satori -- The Revelation of a New Truth in Zen Buddhism" and "History of Zen Buddhism from Bodhidharma to Hui-NIng (Yeno)," and his commentary on "The Ten Cow-herding Pictures" which have long been used in Zen to illustrate th ...more
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Published December 1st 2007 by Grove Press (first published June 1st 1961)
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"Essays on Zen Buddhism" is one of the books in the primary bibliography of my free ebook on comparative mysticism. "The greatest achievement in life" at suprarational.org/gail2012.pdf has been reviewed on Goodreads.

D.T. Suzuki is considered one of the greatest writers on Zen. He had a long and distinguished career:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/D._T._Su...
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Daisetsu (also written Daisetz) Teitaro Suzuki was a Japanese author of books and essays on Buddhism, Zen and Shin that were instrumental in spreading interest in both Zen and Shin (and Far Eastern philosophy in general) to the West. Suzuki was also a prolific translator of Chinese, Japanese, and Sanskrit literature. Suzuki spent several lengthy stretches teaching or lecturing at Western universit ...more
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