What is zen?

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What Is Zen? examines Zen's religious roots, its influence on Eastern and Western culture, its transcendent moments, and the methods of Zen meditation that are currently practiced.
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display_description A fervent, lifelong student of Zen, Alan Watts shows us that it is both an experience - a singular, powerful moment of realization - and a simple way of life, with an awareness that affects every moment of every day. Adopted by mainstream America in a way that carries only a vague association of its roots in Zen Buddhism, Alan Watts makes it clear that any exploration of Zen must understand and embrace its roots as a form of Buddhist practice derived from its Chinese and East Indian sources. Examining the background of Zen in East Indian religion, Watts shows us its evolution through the religion of China. Zen is a synthesis of the contemplative insight of Indian religion and the dynamic liveliness of Taoism as they came together in the pragmatic, practical environment of Confucian China. Watts gives us great insight into the living moment of satori and the release of nirvana, as well as the methods of meditation that are current today, and the influence of Zen culturally in the arts of painting and pottery.
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subject_facet Electronic books, Zen Buddhism -- Essence, genius, nature
title_display What is zen?
title_full What is zen? / Alan Watts, What is zen? [electronic resource] / Alan Watts
title_short What is zen?
topic_facet Electronic books, Essence, genius, nature, Zen Buddhism