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The Way of Zen

The Way of Zen

Alan W. Watts; Read by Sean Runnette

Macmillan Audio


Discover how the understanding and practice of Zen can bring peace and enlightenment into your daily life in this classic work.

Narrated by Sean Runnette, this audio program presents Alan Watts's classic bestseller, introducing Western listeners to Zen Buddhism and elaborating on the key concepts including:
• The history of Zen
• The principles and practice of Zen
• The tradition of Za-Zen (meditation) and the Koan
• The integration of Zen into every aspect of life

THE WAY OF ZEN presents an understandable, inspirational, and spiritually rewarding exploration of Zen Buddhism—a way of liberation—that may be one of the most precious gifts of Asia to the world.

Praise for The Way of Zen

“No one has given such a concise...introduction to the whole history of this Far Eastern development of Buddhist thought as Alan Watts.” —Joseph Campbell, author of The Hero with a Thousand Faces -

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Alan W. Watts; Read by Sean Runnette

Alan Watts (1915-1973) was instrumental in introducing Eastern thought to Western civilization. He held both a master's degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, and is best known as an interpreter of Indian and Chinese philosophy and Zen Buddhism. He was the author of hundreds of articles on philosophy and religion, and 33 books that have been translated into eleven languages. His titles available from Macmillan Audio include the classic bestseller The Way of Zen, This Is It, and The Wisdom of Insecurity, as well as authentic recordings of Alan Watts himself in Alan Watts Teaches Meditation and Man, Nature, and the Nature of Man.

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