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Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind

Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice

Shunryu Suzuki

"In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few." So begins this most beloved of all American Zen books. Seldom has such a small handful of words provided a teaching as rich as has this famous opening line. In a single stroke, the simple sentence cuts through the pervasive tendency students have of getting so...
Publish Date
June 28
First Published in 1970
Goodreads rating
Oct 24, 2011
During his freshman year at Reed College Jobs befriended Daniel Kottke, who went on to work at Apple, and together they devoured books such as Shunryu Suzuki's "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind"      source
A classic.      source
Greatly influenced my life.      source
Oct 09, 2017
A great all-round book for anyone interested in mindfulness is 'Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind' by Shunryu Suzuki      source