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Great value, had a slight mark in the corner but at this price who cares.
Interesting book, well worth a read if your interested in learning a bit about Zen and... Read more
This is a good FIRST book for those interested in Zen. This manual goes over the fundamentals of practicing Zen (positions for meditation, finding Zen Centers, etc. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Kittelvet
This book is a fantastic overview. It's also my second copy since my first one was destroyed in a flooded basement so it was good enough and missed enough for me to replace it... Read morePublished on April 20, 2013 by nichole
This book is an easy to absorb summary of Buddhism which conveys the main points without going into extreme detail. i would recommend it to anyone trying to get into buddhismPublished on February 21, 2013 by really?
This is a great book for someone new to Buddhism. Very informative and easy to understand.Published on February 22, 2010 by Bonnie Clark Ruiter
As the title suggests, a perfect guide for beginners.
Id venture to say Id suggest this be a perfect "first" for those curious and interested in Zen and Buddhism as a... Read more
The best thing that can be said is that it lives up to it's title. It presents Zen Buddhism largely in it's 'American Zen' incarnation which is what most of us who read the book... Read morePublished on February 26, 2006 by C. Marbutt
While Smith's book is a very good introduction to Zen for Americans who have no background in Buddhism, I have one complaint. Read morePublished on February 8, 2001 by Edward