CategoriesWestern Mysticism and PhilosophySyncretism and the Perennial Philosophy Zen and the Birds of Appetite (3" Pocket Edition)

Zen and the Birds of Appetite (3" Pocket Edition)

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Merton, one of the rare Western thinkers able to feel at home in the philosophies of the East, made the wisdom of Asia available to Westerners.

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This collection, which represents the best of his lucid essays on Zen from the 1960s, has gone through 20 printings since 1968.


"His (Buddha's) philosophy was not a world view but a significant silence, in which the fracture implied by conceptual knowledge was allowed to heal and reality appeared again in its mysterous suchness."

Author Merton, Thomas
Book Type Trade Paperback
Publisher Shambhala Pocket Classics 1993
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