• The Way of Zen

  • By: Alan W. Watts
  • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
  • Length: 7 hrs and 19 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 27-01-2015
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars 4.4 (25 ratings)

Publisher's Summary

Discover how the understanding and practice of Zen can bring peace and enlightenment into your daily life in this classic work.
Narrated by Sean Runnette, this audio program presents Alan Watts's classic bestseller, introducing Western listeners to Zen Buddhism and elaborating on the key concepts including:

The history of Zen
The principles and practice of Zen
The tradition of Za-Zen (meditation) and the Koan
The integration of Zen into every aspect of life
The Way of Zen presents an understandable, inspirational, and spiritually rewarding exploration of Zen Buddhism—a way of liberation—that may be one of the most precious gifts of Asia to the world.
©1957 Pantheon Books (P)2015 Macmillan Audio
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4 out of 5 stars
By K. Briggs on 10-09-2016

Good - But Not For The "Beginner"

This book had a good overall scope of Zen, however as a "beginner" I found it hard to follow at times. Those with a deeper understanding in their journey would probably benefit more than I did. I may try it again at another point in my studies.

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4 out of 5 stars
By Glen on 06-07-2016

Intersting, but way over my head.

I'm just starting my journey studying Zen. I feel this book would have been better suited, and understood, if it wasn't the first book I read on the subject.

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5 out of 5 stars
By DaveDude1975 on 03-08-2017

if your into zen youll be into this

good insight to the way of zen, how you apply it in your life is your own choice, even if you have moments of zen youll benefit from this state of mind.

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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

5 out of 5 stars
By laughing fingers on 03-04-2017

Excellent introduction

Written with insight to both eastern and western mindsets. I enjoyed every bit of it.

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