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Letters to a dead friend about Zen

Author: Brad Warner
Publisher: Novato, California : New World Library, [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"An introduction to Zen Buddhism for general readers, written as a series of imaginary letters from the author to a deceased friend; covers basic Zen concepts such as rebirth, karma, and mindfulness, while also examining the ethical challenges of living a Buddhist life in the modern world"--
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Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea
Miscellanea
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Warner
ISBN: 9781608686025 1608686027
OCLC Number: 1152206321
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Carved into the universe --
Remembering Marky Moon --
Wild beast jerky --
Buddhisms : what they agree about --
Is Zen Buddhism a religion? --
Truth vs. Buddhism --
I'm just a Zen bozo --
Zazen isn't just the name of a sleeping tablet you can buy at truck stops --
The goal of having no goals --
The four no bull truths --
When you're dead you've got no self --
The center of a universe with no center --
Intuition --
The no bull eightfold path (sorry!) --
Your karma ran over my dogma (sorry!) --
Some koans you ought to know --
Emptiness --
Are drugs the gateway to Zen? --
He wasn't breathing --
What is Zen and what is just Asian culture --
Crazy wisdom is usually more crazy than wise --
Escape from the compound --
The whole shebang --
Marky's memorial.
Responsibility: Brad Warner.

Abstract:

"An introduction to Zen Buddhism for general readers, written as a series of imaginary letters from the author to a deceased friend; covers basic Zen concepts such as rebirth, karma, and mindfulness, while also examining the ethical challenges of living a Buddhist life in the modern world"--

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