In Ordinary Mind: Exploring the Common Ground of Zen and Psychoanalysis Mr. Magid extolls the virtues of Zen Buddhism, illustrates where psychology and zen intersect, and points... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Trevor Neal
Not all books on Zen are truly Zen; this is one to read many times. So many books are 'about' Zen but the 'aboutness' is not always easy to find. Read it then read it again.Published 18 months ago by Mr Milton Moon
Gem of a book. Learnt a lot about the zen way to find peace and happiness. Must read for everyone.Published 21 months ago by Nina Grewal
Magid does a good job comparing psychoanalysis and Zen practice. Obviously they're not perfect fits, but he lucidly reveals their common ground. Read morePublished on July 28, 2010 by Andre Doshim Halaw
I'm a Soto Zen practitioner with a very high interest in how the many schools of psychology may fit with contemplative practices. So I was drawn into exploring this book. Read morePublished on May 25, 2009 by David M. Bell
This book, for the experienced practictioner of meditation is excellent.
For someone trained in psychology, it is a bridge across both disciplines
with fresh insights... Read more