The Compass of Zen

October 31, 2020
The Compass of Zen

TheCompass of Zenis a simple, exhaustive—and often hilarious—presentation of theessence ofZen by a modern Zen Master of considerable renown. In his manyyears ofteaching throughout the world, the Korean-born Zen Master SeungSahn has becomeknown for his ability to cut to the heart of Buddhist teaching in away that isstrikingly clear, yet free of esoteric and academic language. Inthis book,based largely on his talks, he presents the basic teachings ofBuddhism and Zenin a way that is wonderfully accessible for beginners—yet so richwithstories, insights, and personal experiences that long-timemeditation studentswill also find it a source of inspiration and a resource forstudy.