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A Flower Does Not Talk: Zen Essays

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In "A Flower Does Not Talk," the author describes the basic characteristics of Zen, the training it calls for, and the Zen Personality, before presenting three typical Zen writings accompanied by informative notes. This book is beautifully illustrated with drawings, photographs of Zen inspired flower arrangements, and paintings by Zen Master Hakuin, is a classic introducti ...more
ebook, 271 pages
Published July 1st 2012 by Tuttle Publishing (first published January 1st 1970)
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A breath of fresh air.
Jan Leent
One of the excellent introduction to Zen Buddhism.

Kept on my shelves for 12 long years until my eyes were opened enough to see it, to hear it, to appreciate it. Marvelous, wondrous, words of an enlightened master.
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