Zen Buddhism is a way and view of life not easily defined. It has to be suggested by saying what it is not-- in the same way that a sculptor reveals an image to us by the act of removing pieces from a block of stone. Zen Practice, Zen Art is a refreshingly clear yet remarkably detailed explanation of this most tantalizing aspect of Asian culture.
The tradition of Za-Zen study and the Koan
The integration of Zen into every aspect of life
The importance of interest from the West in the preservation of Zen as a living philosophy
Narrated by Ralph Blum, this program also features rare recordings of the author, Alan Watts, personally elaborating on key passages from his classic bestseller, The Way of Zen.