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Wisdom of the Zen Masters: The Quest for Enlightenment

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The sixth book in the Zen Speaks series of cartoon-illustrated adaptations of Chinese thought and philosophy by world-renowned author Tsai Chih Chung, Wisdom of the Zen Masters combines selections from the most important and famous Zen texts into a single volume.

Only one Chinese Buddhist work ever attained the status of an official scripture, the Platform Sutra of the Sixt
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Paperback, Illustrated, 128 pages
Published October 20th 1998 by Anchor
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Parva Rahmaty
May 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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این کتاب تاثیر زیادی روی من گذاشت.با وجود تصاویر طنزگونه اش حقیقتی که توی داستان هاش برات آشکار میکنه میتونه اشکت رو در بیاره.
Adriani Zulivan
Jan 06, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Buku Zen yang serius saja saya suka, apalagi yang komik begini. Sangat membantu memahami pemikiran Zen. Semakin banyak quote yang saya salin dari "petuah-petuah abadi" di buku ini.
Mary Catelli
An account of the arrival of Buddhism in China and its subsequent history. Various Zen masters, making much of the futility of speech, avoiding good and evil, and many such anecdotes.
Patrick
Jul 05, 2008 rated it it was amazing
"Understanding the truth and discovering the self depend entirely on oneself. People are always 'seeking a mule while riding a mule.' The further they go from home, the more confused they become." "If a 7-year-old surpasses me, I learn from him. If a 100-year-old man is less than me, I teach him." How do we live without such knowledge?
Randy Benson
Jun 10, 2010 rated it it was amazing
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a rather unique book, introducing the history of zen in comic-book format. works quite well, actually. . .
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Feb 04, 2011 rated it it was amazing
I have been reading this since childhood and some things I still don't quite grasp.
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Tsai Chih Chung (蔡志忠) is a world-renowned cartoonist and popularizer of Chinese classics whose books have sold more than 40 millions copies worldwide. He first came to prominence through his award-winning animated movies and his immensely popular daily comic strips. When he turned his hand to the classics after a prolonged period of self-education, they were acclaimed by critics and shot to the to ...more