Zen In The Art Of Archery

byEugen HerrigelIntroduction byDaisetz T. Suzuki

January 26, 1999|
Zen In The Art Of Archery by Eugen Herrigel
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A classic work on Eastern philosophy, Zen in the Art of Archery is a charming and deeply illuminating story of one man’s experience with Zen. Eugen Herrigel, a German professor of Philosophy in Tokyo, took up the study of archery as a step toward an understanding of Zen Buddhism. This book is the account of the six years he spent as a student of one of Japan’s great kyudo (archery) masters, and of how he gradually overcame his initial inhibitions and began to feel his way toward new truths and ways of seeing.
Eugen Herrigel was a German professor who taught philosophy at the University of Tokyo between the wars. In endeavoring to become a Zen mystic, he penetrated deeply and personally into the theory and practice of Zen Buddhism and subjected himself to the rigorous discipline of training with a Zen Master for six years. Zen in the Art of ...
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Title:Zen In The Art Of ArcheryFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 5.17 X 0.28 inShipping dimensions:96 pages, 8 X 5.17 X 0.28 inPublished:January 26, 1999Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0375705090

ISBN - 13:9780375705090

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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