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In Zen: The Path of Paradox, Osho suggests Zen as a possible bridge between East and West, and between the scientific and the spiritual. "Without science," Osho said, "the East has lost much; without meditation, the West has lost much. I am trying to bring together East and West, because together they will create the whole." Osho encourages the reader to throw off the accu ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 12th 2003 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Terri
Like all books by Osho it makes sense.
I can never explain why but while I am reading something
always goes off in my head and I realize that yes
I understand.
Darreng
Jun 02, 2007 Darreng rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: anyone
introduction to the idea of zen that takes a middle road between buddism, which osho sees as too eastern, and taoism, which osho sees as too western. has some of the cryptic koans/parables that you would expect for this type of book, but also has a lot of straight forward zen explaining, if that is possible. descriptions and explanations are silly, as each person is going to take their own thing away, doubly so for a book like this.

like all osho books, this isn't actually written by him, but rat
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Deb
Ho letto "Perché siamo infelici?" tratto da la danza della luce e delle ombre. Informzativo? Fonte di ispirazione? Forse più di riflessione, ma questo "estratto" l'ho trovato comunque troppo ripetitivo e ridondante.
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Highly inspiring and informative.
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