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Teachings of the Cat Zen Masters
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Sheryll Dahlke
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-12 - Publisher: iUniverse

Quotes of "famous" cats philosophizing in the Zen spirit.
Zen for Cats
Language: en
Pages: 96
Authors: Alfred T. Birnbaum, Riku Kanmei
Categories: Pets
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993-05 - Publisher: Weatherhill, Incorporated

"Does a cat have a Buddha-nature?" "Mew!" "What is the sound of one can opening?" "Door open--stay in! Door close--go out!" "Fur is emptiness, & emptiness is fur." These are just a few of the Zen riddles that any cat solves with an insouciant flick of the tail as he
Zen for Cats
Language: en
Pages: 83
Authors: Alfred Birnbaum, Riku Kanmei
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Weatherhill, Incorporated

Short aphorisms and drawings—with cats—bring out the humor in Zen.
Like Cats and Dogs
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Steven Heine
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Steven Heine offers a compelling examination of the Mu Koan, widely considered to be the single best known and most widely circulated and transmitted koan record of the Zen school of Buddhism.
The Essential Teachings of Zen Master Hakuin
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Hakuin Ekaku
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-07-13 - Publisher: Shambhala Publications

A fiery and intensely dynamic Zen teacher and artist, Hakuin (1685–1768) is credited with almost single-handedly revitalizing Japanese Zen after three hundred years of decline. As a teacher, he placed special emphasis on koan practice, inventing many new koans himself, including the famous "What is the sound of one hand