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Zen and Japanese culture. by Daisetsu Teitaro Suzuki

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Pagination478p.
Number of Pages478
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13726560M

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Zen and Japanese Culture. Zen and the Art of Tea D.T. Suzuki () What is common to Zen and the art of tea is the constant attempt both make at simplification. Journal Archives Bibliography Recommended Books Subscribe Library Home Meditation Benches. Custom # Sold. With the use of the bench all the stress is removed from the.   Zen and the Japanese Culture book authored by: Daisetz T. Suzuki first published Newer editions contain an added chapter on 'the sword' This most excellent and informative book is well worth a read by anyone interested in Zen, as the title implies. But Oh, there is So much more to be gleaned from this treasure trove. Soon after its arrival in Japan, Zen Buddhism began to have a strong influence on the development of Japanese culture, and it eventually became part of Japan’s spiritual and aesthetic foundation. Through the practice of various Japanese arts, many of the moral and spiritual values of Zen were taught and transmitted in Japan.   Zen and Japanese Culture (Mythos: The Princeton/Bollingen Series in World Mythology), by Daisetz T. Suzuki: There can be no authentic discussion of Japanese culture without a basic understanding of its primary DNA component, Zen the other books on this list, Zen and Japanese Culture zooms in on the direct relationship between old-world Zen Buddhism and modern Japanese culture.

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