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Zen Buddhism books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Zen Buddhism category. Presented with a red border are the Zen Buddhism books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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Recently Published

The Art of Stopping Time by Pedram Shojai The Art of Stopping Time

A frantic world . . . or a frantic mind?Time can often feel scarce, but what if we had the power to stop it?The New York Times Bestselling author Pedram Shojai reveals what it takes to stop time . ....
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2017

It Came from Beyond Zen More Practical Advice from Dogen Japan's Greatest Zen Master by Brad Warner It Came from Beyond Zen More Practical Advice from Dogen Japan's Greatest Zen Master


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2017

From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation by Steven Heine From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen provides a comprehensive survey and critical investigation of the remarkable century that lasted from 1225 to 1325, during which the transformation of the Chinese Chan school of Buddhism into the Japanese Zen sect was...
Format: Hardback - Released: 03/10/2017

From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation by Steven Heine From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen A Remarkable Century of Transmission and Transformation

From Chinese Chan to Japanese Zen provides a comprehensive survey and critical investigation of the remarkable century that lasted from 1225 to 1325, during which the transformation of the Chinese Chan school of Buddhism into the Japanese Zen sect was...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/10/2017

Long Strange Journey On Modern Zen, Zen Art, and Other Predicaments by Gregory P. A. Levine Long Strange Journey On Modern Zen, Zen Art, and Other Predicaments

Long Strange Journey presents the first critical analysis of visual objects and discourses that animate Zen art modernism and its legacies, with particular emphasis on the postwar Zen boom. Since the late nineteenth century, Zen and Zen art have emerged...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2017

Single White Monk Tales of Death, Failure, and Bad Sex (Although Not Necessarily in That Order) by Shozan Jack Haubner Single White Monk Tales of Death, Failure, and Bad Sex (Although Not Necessarily in That Order)


Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017

Is Meditation only for Buddhists? How the Buddha's story can enrich your life by Fabrice Midal, Jack Kornfield Is Meditation only for Buddhists? How the Buddha's story can enrich your life
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In this illuminating book, Fabrice Midal takes us on a true journey of discovery, revealing how the Buddha's story reflects our own lives, and offering meditations to guide us in the everyday situations we face. The story of the Buddha...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Sword of Zen Master Takuan and His Writings on Immovable Wisdom and the Sword Taie by Peter Haskel Sword of Zen Master Takuan and His Writings on Immovable Wisdom and the Sword Taie

Takuan Soho's (1573-1645) two works on Zen and swordsmanship are among the most straightforward and lively presentations of Zen ever written and have enjoyed great popularity in both premodern and modern Japan.
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/09/2017

Coming Soon

A Buddhist Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind by Keisuke Matsumoto A Buddhist Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind

Cleanliness is next to enlightenment. In this Japanese bestseller a Buddhist monk explains the traditional meditative techniques that will help cleanse not only your house - but your soul.Live clean. Feel calm. Be happy. We remove dust to sweep away...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/01/2018

Zen Master Yunmen by Urs App Zen Master Yunmen


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2018

Not One Single Thing A Commentary on the Platform Sutra by Shodo Harada Not One Single Thing A Commentary on the Platform Sutra


Format: Paperback - Released: 23/01/2018

Deepest Practice, Deepest Wisdom Three Fascicles from Shobogenzo with Commentary by Kosho Uchiyama, Tom Wright Deepest Practice, Deepest Wisdom Three Fascicles from Shobogenzo with Commentary
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Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2018

Other books in this genre

Zen Master Raven The Teachings of a Wise Old Bird by Robert Aitken, Nelson Foster Zen Master Raven The Teachings of a Wise Old Bird
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Format: Hardback - Released: 22/08/2017

The Letters of Chan Master Dahui Pujue Smashing the Mind of Samsara by Elise Yoko Watanabe The Letters of Chan Master Dahui Pujue Smashing the Mind of Samsara

Dahui's Letters is a compilation of letters of the Linji Chan teacher Dahui Zonggao (1089-1163) to forty scholar-officials and two Chan masters. Each of the letters to laymen is fascinating as a document directed at a specific scholar-official with his...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

Zen and Material Culture by Pamela D. (Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Elon University) Winfield Zen and Material Culture
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Expanding on previous studies of Zen art history, material/visual culture, and religious practice, Zen and Material Culture focuses on the vast range of stuff in Japanese Zen, including beads, bowls, buildings, staffs, statues, rags, robes and even popular retail commodities...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/07/2017

Zen and Material Culture by Pamela D. (Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Elon University) Winfield Zen and Material Culture
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Expanding on previous studies of Zen art history, material/visual culture, and religious practice, Zen and Material Culture focuses on the vast range of stuff in Japanese Zen, including beads, bowls, buildings, staffs, statues, rags, robes and even popular retail commodities...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/07/2017

Practical Zen Meditation and Beyond by Julian Daizan Skinner, Miyamae Shinzan Practical Zen Meditation and Beyond
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Using a system established by the ancestors of the Rinzai tradition of Zen, this book presents specific meditation practices in a practical and engaging way that will enable readers to live a grounded, strong, energetic life.
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/06/2017

Meine Zen-Reise Nach Innen Und Daruber Hinaus by Barbel Tewes-Heiseke Meine Zen-Reise Nach Innen Und Daruber Hinaus


Format: Paperback - Released: 19/05/2017

Fighting Buddha Martial Arts, Buddhism, Kicking Ass and Saving It by Jeff Eisenberg Fighting Buddha Martial Arts, Buddhism, Kicking Ass and Saving It

Can we be martial arts practitioners and Buddhists at the same time? A raucous, irreverent, no holds barred look into the Buddhist and Martial Arts worlds!
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/05/2017

Go Cửa Thiền 101 Cau Chuyện Thiền Với Nguyen Bản Anh Ngữ Va Lời Binh by Nguyen Minh Go Cửa Thiền 101 Cau Chuyện Thiền Với Nguyen Bản Anh Ngữ Va Lời Binh


Format: Paperback / softback - Released: 17/04/2017

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