The Finger and the Moon: Zen Teachings and Koans

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Jodorowsky notes that most people are incapable of self-realization because of their fear of the void within, an emptiness they seek to fill with noise and chatter. He shows that Zen teachings can be compared to a finger pointing at the moon, directing you to awaken to your true nature--the Buddha within. The danger lies in mistaking the pointing finger for the moon, mistaking the words for the essential enlightenment, which can only be grasped once words have been surpassed. Unlike most tales, these stories are intended to evoke silent illumination--as true awakening and self-realization cannot occur until the mind has been stilled.

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Price
£12.99  £12.08
Publisher
Inner Traditions Bear and Company
Publish Date
17 November 2016
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781620555354
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