Zen and the Sutras
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Zen and the Sutras

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The basic message of all the Mahayana Buddhist sutras is awakening - what the Zen teacher Bassui called "seeing the wordless sutra." Zen and the Sutras is an accessible study of the major Mahayana sutras as manuals for the practice of Zen. Low's insights and conclusions about spirituality and humanity will both illuminate and inspire, in the way of Zen, in the search for s...more
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Published November 8th 2009 by Smashwords, Inc. (first published February 15th 1999)
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James
This is one of those books you'll need to go back to over and over again--not just because it's well written and understandable, but because it will be so useful in continuing practice.
I don't know much about Buddhism or Zen, but Albert Low is able to explore the more obscure points in such a way that it was easy to follow. This kind of practice can be very challenging, but he makes it feel approachable.

Definitely a good read, and I'm looking forward to more of his work.
Seanna
His notes on the Vimlakurti sutra are very helpful
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