# Sekida, Katsuki, ^,t«„„«v.^. Zen training: methods and philosophy . / Katsuki Sekida ; edited, with an introduction, by A. V. brimstone. —. 1st ed. Katsuki Sekida (—) was a Japanese lay Soto Zen teacher who studied and practiced Zen in Japan for sixty years. He began Zen. Katsuki Sekida (—) began his Zen practice in and trained at the Empuku-ji Monastery in Kyoto and the Ryutaku-ji Monastery in Mishima, Japan.

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Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy

Please try again later. The Three Pillars of Zen: Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Open Preview See a Problem? I raise this to point out, that “new age trash” is to you, as Sekida is to other Zen schools. Methods and Philosophy Shambhala Classics on your Kindle in under a minute. I got a copy of this book years ago and, while it made interesting reading at the time, it didn’t lead to any sustained practice.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. I haven’t read other books on Zazen, so I do not know if all Zen masters put as much emphasis on abdominal breathing and pressure as Sekida does. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. While I’m keeping this blog to express myself, I certainly wouldn’t want to come off as if ‘my sekuda is the right way’.

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I’ve done hapkido, snorkling, deep sea fishing, sekiea, rockwall climbing, horseback riding, parasailing, hiking, etc. I really enjoyed this book’s earlier chapters with detailed instructions on Zazen.

Zen Training: Methods and Philosophy by Katsuki Sekida

Too many schools get attached to the forms and traditions, or to the teachers ideas of what constitutes proper Zen practice. Best zen book I’ve ever read: A great book, but likely not a kxtsuki first book on meditation and Zen. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

It should be on the shelves of all libraries. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Book ratings by Goodreads. Seeking the Heart of Wisdom Joseph Goldstein. Do not believe what others say, do not believe what I say, and if you read this book, do not believe what he says either. May 11, Jessica rated it really liked it. A very interesting read. Don’t have a Kindle?

Just don’t get attached to the experiences. My favourite book on zen so far. Stay in Touch Sign up.

Much recommended for fellow noobs who know nothing. Oct 29, Ben Saff rated it really liked it.


And one day, when you emerge from it, rising from your seat, stepping across the doorsill, looking at the stones and trees in the garden, hearing some trifling sound, raising a cup to your lips or passing your fingers over a bowl, suddenly, you will find heaven and earth come tumblin I don’t pretend to understand most of this book.

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