Zen Buddhism: Beliefs and Practices

Zen Buddhism: Beliefs and Practices

Zen Buddhism; beliefs and practices.

Fowler, Merv.

Sussex Academic Press


171 pages



Sussex library of religious beliefs and practices


Recently retired, Fowler (philosophy and religious studies, U. of Wales-Newport) synthesizes his years of study, teaching, and conversions with Buddhists into an introduction to Zen Buddhism. He explains its origins in Indian Buddhism, its move to China and Japan, meditation, koan practice, the master-pupil relationship, and other aspects. Distributed in the US by ISBS.

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