Zen Mind Beginner's Mind


Zen mind is one of those enigmatic phrases used by Zen teachers to throw you back upon yourself, to make you go behind the words themselves and begin wondering. "I know what my own mind is," you tell yourself, "but what is Zen mind?" And then: "But do I really know what my own mind is?" Is it what I am doing now? Is it what I am thinking now?" And if you should then try to sit physically still for a while to see if you can locate it--then you have begun the practice of Zen, then you have begun to realize the unrestricted ...

Zen Mind Beginner's Mind 2013, Shambhala Publications Inc, Boston

ISBN-13: 9781569571538

40th Anniversary edition


Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind 1973, Weatherhill, Boston, MA

ISBN-13: 9780834800793

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