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On Having No Head: Zen and the Rediscovery of the Obvious

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'Headlessness', the experience of the no-self that mystics of all times have aspired to, is an instantaneous way of 'waking up' and becoming fully aware of one's real and abiding nature. Douglas Harding, the highly respected mystic-philosopher, describes his first experience of headlessness in 'On Having No Head', the classic work first published in 1961. In this book, he conveys the immediacy, simplicity, and practicality of the 'headless way', placing it within a Zen context, whilst also drawing parallels to practices in other spiritual traditions. If you wish to experience the freedom and clarity that results from firsthand experience of true Being, then this book will serve as a practical guide to the rediscovery of what has always been present. Covers have a few light handling marks and slight rubbing to corners.

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Author(s):
Douglas E Harding
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.3 x 23 cms
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1878019198
ISBN-13:
9781878019196
Number of pages:
123
Publisher:
Inner Directions (US)
Title:
On Having No Head: Zen and the Rediscovery of the Obvious

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'Headlessness', the experience of the no-self that mystics of all times have aspired to, is an instantaneous way of 'waking up' and becoming fully aware of one's real and abiding nature. Douglas Harding, the highly respected mystic-philosopher, describes his first experience of headlessness in 'On Having No Head', the classic work first published in 1961. In this book, he conveys the immediacy, simplicity, and practicality of the 'headless way', placing it within a Zen context, whilst also drawing parallels to practices in other spiritual traditions. If you wish to experience the freedom and clarity that results from firsthand experience of true Being, then this book will serve as a practical guide to the rediscovery of what has always been present. Covers have a few light handling marks and slight rubbing to corners.

Author(s):
Douglas E Harding
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
15.3 x 23 cms
Edition:
2004
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
1878019198
ISBN-13:
9781878019196
Number of pages:
123
Publisher:
Inner Directions (US)
Title:
On Having No Head: Zen and the Rediscovery of the Obvious

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