: Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy (Shambhala Classics) ( ): Katsuki Sekida: Books. 23 Dec Katsuki Sekida (—) was a Japanese lay Soto Zen teacher who Sekida authored the book Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy. 5 Oct My translation of Mumonkan was done by Katsuki Sekida, and both his translation and his commentary in the volume (which also includes his.

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The book details specifics of how to sit, how to place your hands, what to do with your shoulders, how to breathe, and think in order to achieve samadhi. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Now the authors first language was Japanese, and Ebglish was his second or third language so he uses the wrong form for words now and then.

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Mindfulness in Plain English. Read more Read less. View or edit your browsing history. Dec 15, Frank rated it liked it Shelves: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. I actually like the book as well, but it’s interesting you condemn other works as “new age” and “hippyish” – considering Katsuki Sekida is actually referred to this by other Zen schools.

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Newer Post Older Post Home. The techniques of Sekida I find they work but it’s true it’s not traditional Zen. That is katsuk I was looking for.

Excellent Naration of personal experience As for the disadvantages I think all authors of meditation books should have a technique summary in a step wise fashion and as katsu,i most books it trainign not available so I really cannot blame the author This is a book for novice and advanced practitioner as this is a book that you will read and re-read many times if you recognize the wisdom in it.

This book left me knowing less than I started out with as well, but I feel good about it, feel very zen and emptied by it.

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Just don’t get attached to the experiences. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? I katsukj the good fortune to study with Katsuki Sekida at the Maui Zendo in the early ’70s. This first half did allude to encountering “pure existence” when one is mature in their practice of meditation, but that read like new-age spirituality and it didn’t make sense.

Also, this book has charts and tables and It’s taken me months to read this katsiki, which is highly unusual for me. You are not empty. Don’t subscribe All Replies to my comments Notify me of followup comments via e-mail.

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It also really inspired me and I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to read a solid book on Zen. It took an introductory session at a local zendo to accomplish that. It was a heavy read, at times plodding – and yet I’m glad to have had the chance to read it.

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Click here Do you believe that this item violates a sekia Beauty, Mystery, and Glory in the Life of God. Jul 15, Graham added it. My favourite book on zen so far. I have read many Zen books with lot’s of beautiful words and philosophy which I couldn’t find useful.

Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy by Katsuki Sekida

Methods and Philosophy, a book written by Ktasuki Sekida and edited by A. Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. Next page of related Sponsored Products. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

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