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Dropping ashes on the Buddha : the teaching of Zen master Seung Sahn

Author: Sungsan Tae Sŏnsa.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press : Distributed by Random House, 1976.
Series: Evergreen book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Evergreen edView all editions and formats
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"Somebody comes into the Zen center with a lighted cigarette, walks up to the Buddha statue, blows smoke in its face, and drops ashes on its lap. You are standing there. What can you do?" This is a problem that Zen Master Seung Sahn is fond of posing to his American students who attend his Zen centers. Dropping Ashes on the Buddha is a delightful, irreverent, and often hilariously funny living record of the dialogue  Read more...
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Sungsan Tae Sŏnsa.
Dropping ashes on the Buddha.
New York : Grove Press : Distributed by Random House, 1976
(OCoLC)989014556
Named Person: Sungsan Tae Sŏnsa.; Sungsan Tae Sŏnsa.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sungsan Tae Sŏnsa.
ISBN: 0802140157 9780802140159 0802130526 9780802130525 0394179102 9780394179100
OCLC Number: 2542074
Description: xii, 232 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Evergreen book.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Stephen Mitchell.
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