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Looking forward to reading more books written by Alan Watts on the subject of Zen.
I am not a believer in reading about Zen, but this is one book that I recommend to anyone who is interested in Zen practice.
It is said "Those who know do not speak; Those who speak do not know." All I can say is read the book.
This book is well written and interesting. It gives you a good history of zen and tries to explain eastern thought to westerners in a succinct and interesting way. Read morePublished 4 days ago by slick
Way too cerebral. Difficult to understand. Poorly written. The anthesis of zen. Not worth your moneyPublished 1 month ago by flute_maker
I have walked my own path since I first read this in the late 80s. It resonated with a questioning mind still forming. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Redfour5
Everyone who wants to understand any religion needs to be aware of Watts' brilliant explanation of a basic foundation for most religious practices -- Zen meditation.Published 1 month ago by G. Ball
A friend of mine who had spend time in a Zen monastery when young, he is a japanese American from Hawaii, when I asked him about Watts and zen he asked if I had read his biography. Read morePublished 1 month ago by old squid
Oh, Alan. You are such a character and such as master and both come through in your writing.Published 3 months ago by Jon R. Christensen
The Way of Zen is an excellent introduction and background of Zen. I have read over hundred Zen books. The Way of Zen is a great addition to my library.Published 3 months ago by Benjamin Lopez