Buddhism Is Not What You Think: Finding Freedom Beyond Beliefs
Publish Date: 2003-10-07
Author: Steve Hagen
[Hagans] book will appeal to readers interested in what true Zen practice is supposed to be about beyond all the popular images and colorful stories.
Robert M. Pirsig, New York Times bestselling author of Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
Buddhism is Not What You Think is a clear, direct, and engaging guide to the most essential elements of spiritual inquiry: attention, intention, honesty with oneself, compassion, and the desire to awaken. A renowned Zen teacher, Steve Hagen offers a valuable hands-on guidebook in which examples from everyday life are presented alongside stories from Buddhist teachers past and present to banish misconceptions and inspire the newcomer and the knowledgeable practitioner alike. Buddhism is Not What You Thinkit is both moreand less.