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David Tuffley PhD combines a career as a university lecturer and researcher with his very personal search for spiritual enlightenment over the past 40 years. Zen Koans: Ancient Wisdom for Today is the fruit of that journey. David's academic interests range across Comparative Religion, Philosophy, Psychology, Anthropology, Literature, History, Software Engineering and Architecture. He blends his broad academic knowledge with the ancient practice of Buddhism and Taoism to create a truly unique work of timeless value.
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Product Details

  • Paperback: 66 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (October 16, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1453866930
  • ISBN-13: 978-1453866931
  • Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.2 x 8.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #693,062 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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A great selection of Koans in clear english. Revelations that are immediately accessable and instructive allowing the reader to grasp the Koan concept and the thinking behind it through the experience of the Koan itself: A moment of revelation.
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Zen koans can be very difficult to understand with western intellect. This book uses language in a way that is easier to read, but still requires more than intellect to fully understand.
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By Maciej on September 8, 2015
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This is almost the same as 122 Zen Koans, soo ... if you don't understand koans, reading this won't help you either. It's just a "simplified" version, but I personally felt very little difference between those 2 books.
I didn't bought the book, this is my experience based on a sample of this book.
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