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Zen: Stories and Insights from the East Marc Brookhuis

Zen: Stories and Insights from the East

Marc Brookhuis

Published March 14th 2009
ISBN : 9781442100442
Paperback
104 pages
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 About the Book 

There are many stories and anecdotes in Zen Buddhism. Telling stories has its advantages. The audience is more likely to remember the contents than when presented as dry theory. Many stories in this book are educational, have a moral or provide anMoreThere are many stories and anecdotes in Zen Buddhism. Telling stories has its advantages. The audience is more likely to remember the contents than when presented as dry theory. Many stories in this book are educational, have a moral or provide an insight. Most of the stories derive from Zen Buddhism. Sometimes we will explore Taoism or use passages that serve as an introduction to explaining zen.The stories are a mere selection- there are many more interesting stories to tell. However, the selected stories seemed to work best together.