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What Is Zen?
Plain Talk for a Beginner's Mind
Norman Fischer - Feb 09, 2016
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An accessible and enjoyable introduction to Zen Buddhist practice—in a reader-friendly question-and-answer format—by two highly regarded teacher-writers.The question-and-answer format makes this introduction to Zen especially easy to understand—and also to use as a reference, as you can easily look up just the question you had in mind. The esteemed...
Leo Babauta
The best book for Zen Buddhism beginners. It’s a wonderful intro and answers most of the questions I had when I started.     source
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
Informal Talks on Zen Meditation and Practice
Shunryu Suzuki - Jun 28, 2011 (first published in 1970)
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"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...
Leo Babauta
A classic.     source