A user-friendly introduction to Zen Buddhism by an American Zen priest presiding over a temple in Japan. Sargent covers all the bases -- teachings, practice, the priesthood, temples & temple life, religious services, Zen etiquette, & general characteristics of Japanese Buddhism. The question-&-answer format makes the book highly accessible to the novice, yet Sargent goes into considerable detail when appropriate, providing an insider s look at Zen life & practice that will illuminate even the advanced Zen student. Illustrations.
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Book Description Weatherhill, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110834804948