The Three Pillars of Zen
Teaching, Practice, and Enlightenment
ISBN10: 1515918114 ISBN13: 9781515918110 Contributors: Runnette, Sean (Narrator) Publisher: Tantor Media Inc Published: Aug 15 2017 Weight: 0.62lbs. Height: 5.50" Width: 6.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
In this classic work of spiritual guidance, the founder of the Rochester Zen Center presents a comprehensive overview of Zen Buddhism. Exploring the three pillars of Zen-teaching, practice, and enlightenment-Roshi Philip Kapleau, the man who founded one of the oldest and most influential Zen centers in the United States, presents a personal account of his own experiences as a student and teacher, and in so doing gives listeners invaluable advice on how to develop their own practices. Revised and updated, this edition features a new afterword by Sensei Bodhin Kjolhede, who succeeded Kapleau as spiritual director of the Rochester Zen Center. A moving, eye-opening work, The Three Pillars of Zen is the definitive introduction to the history and discipline of Zen.