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To Meet the Real Dragon

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Buddhist masters of the past have explained the relationship between theory and the Truth by way of a simple metaphor. The Truth, they say, is like the distant moon. Ideas, theories and explanations are merely fingers pointing at that far-away goal. They are not, and can never be, the moon itself. So this book is one such finger, a finger pointing at the moon. It can show you the way to the moon, but the moon itself can be touched by you alone.
The Buddhism which emerges from To Meet the Real Dragon is not a Buddhism for gods or supermen. It is a Buddhism for real people: ordinary human beings with ordinary human problems. It is humanistic Zen-Zen for human beings.

Item details

Author(s):
Nishijima, Gudo Wafo, with Bailey, Jeffery
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0870405942
ISBN-13:
9780870405945
Publisher:
Windbell Publications Ltd

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Buddhist masters of the past have explained the relationship between theory and the Truth by way of a simple metaphor. The Truth, they say, is like the distant moon. Ideas, theories and explanations are merely fingers pointing at that far-away goal. They are not, and can never be, the moon itself. So this book is one such finger, a finger pointing at the moon. It can show you the way to the moon, but the moon itself can be touched by you alone.
The Buddhism which emerges from To Meet the Real Dragon is not a Buddhism for gods or supermen. It is a Buddhism for real people: ordinary human beings with ordinary human problems. It is humanistic Zen-Zen for human beings.

Author(s):
Nishijima, Gudo Wafo, with Bailey, Jeffery
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1992
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0870405942
ISBN-13:
9780870405945
Publisher:
Windbell Publications Ltd

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