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Zen in the Art of Archery

Eugen Herrigel

Discover how to achieve a balance between body and mind with this timeless account of one man's journey to complete abandonment of 'the self'. Follow Professor Eugen Herrigel as he learns archery in the hands of Japanese Zen masters, imparting knowledge and guiding readers through physical and spiritual lessons. This guide to Zen principles is perfect for practitioners and non-practitioners alike, and is an honest account of one man's path to achieving inner balance.
Publish Date
first published in 1948
Goodreads Rating
A great book.      source
As an amateur archer myself, I found the archery analogy to fit me well.      source
A book that confirms there is far, far more in our unconscious mind than is dreamt of in our philosophy.      source
I give this book to people all the time.      source