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Essential Chan Buddhism: The Character and Spirit of Chinese Zen
Essential Chan Buddhism is the rare unearthing of an ancient and remarkable Chinese spiritual tradition. Master Guo Jun speaks through hard-won wisdom on Chan's spiritual themes familiar to Western readers, such as mindfulness and relaxation in meditation, as well as profound, simply expressed teachings and insightful explorations of religious commitment. Essential Chan Bu ...more
Hardcover, 176 pages
Published April 2nd 2013 by Monkfish Book Publishing
(first published January 1st 2013)
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i started to read this book under the goal read a book from a theological veiwpoint you disagree with, i was interested in it due to reading eat, pray, love and a few other middle eastern books, but the more i read of it- the more i realized i agreed with it. i'm not budhist, nor am i going to become budhist, but there is nothing in this book that i disagree with. it is simply amazing. it helped me understand my own religion better. i am therefore putting it under the goal read a book on joy or ...more