Books about zen

A list of recommended books and texts in English for beginners.

  • Deshimaru, Taisen, The Ring of the Way, NewYork, Dutton, 1987
  • Deshimaru, Taisen, The Way of True Zen, American Zen Association, 2002
  • Deshimaru, Taisen, The Voice of the Valley, Bobbs-Merill, 979
  • Deshimaru, Taisen, Sit, Hohm Press
  • Deshimaru, Taisen, Questions to a zen master, 1985
  • Rahula, Walpola, What the Buddha Thaught, Grove Press, 1969
  • Suzuki, Zen mind, Beginner’s mind, Weatherhill, New York, 1973
  • Suzuki, Shunryu, Not always so, HarperCollinsPublishers, 2002
  • Uchiyama, Kosho, Opening the Hand of Thought, Wisdom Publications, Boston, 2004



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