Book from the Archaeological Survey of IndiaCentral Archaeological Library, New DelhiBook Number: Book Title: Method of ZenBook. A precise description of the techniques used in Zen training. The author investigates the philosophy, methodology, and cultural manifestations of Zen Buddhism, drawing upon his six years of training in Japan.
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The Method of Zen by Eugen Herrigel
From Wikipedia, tne free encyclopedia. In July he returned to Germany and was given a chair in philosophy at the University of Erlangen. Mar 30, Ivana added it.
Edoardo Ghermandi rated it really liked it Sep 12, He sought to become a Zen mystic and studied with Zen Master for six years. Mar 28, J. The sight of him was so astounding and had such a sobering effect that I remained standing beside him, then sat down and stared at him fixedly, without even asking myself what it could mean and whether it was advisable to remain.
If one wishes to understand it fairly well, a trip to Japan is inevitable. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Decent, but not nearly as good as his classic. About halfway through now. Published July 12th by Vintage first published January 1st I recommend sticking to “Zen in the Art of Archery.
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Herrigel, the author’s wife who studied Japanese flower arranging and were published in German under the title Der Zen-Weg. A very brief book about Zen Buddhism written from an adept. After being enthralled by Herrigell in the Art of Archery I ran not walked to this book.
Quick read, but not a very deep read. A precise o of the techniques used in Zen training. Jul 30, Me rated it liked it Shelves: I love the idea of remaining nuetral although you may disagree with someone’s actions.
Ot has to immerse oneself completely into something like this to be able to understand it. I believe that anyone, through lifes experiences and gathering knowledge can obtain “enlightenment”. In the end, I felt like one who has read a book on the wind but has never felt a breeze.
I would assume this book does a good job of introdu I have a difficult time with the idea of a master, pastor, guru, etc. He writes of salvation, a concept that seems to be derived from Christianity. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Good companion when your without your bag. We were having tea together in a restaurant on the fifth floor of a hotel. An earthquake – and a terrible earthquake a few years before was still fresh in everyone’s memory.
Recent blog posts Namijujijime, Gyakujujijime, or Katajujijime? The county library and the book store had few books on the subject. User login Log in using OpenID: I mehod whether Professor Herrigel would have approved.
Jan 27, Dillon rated it liked it. In a section on the nature of love in Zen Buddhism, he fundamentally restates St.
Jul 24, Tom rated it it was ok. Although I had read about Zen before, and heard a few things about it, I had only the vaguest idea of the subject.
Herrigel agrees with that, that’s why he wrote Zen in the Art of Archery. Paul’s famous words on the topic from “One” Corinthians Thirteen. This later formed the core of his most famous work Zen in the Art of Archery. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In a sense, then, this book is at odds with what it attempts to teach.
Mind your own damn business I guess would be a way to sum up the idea.