ISBN 9780375705106,The Way Of Zen

The Way Of Zen

Author:

ALAN W. WATTS

Publisher:

Random House

Rs499

Publisher

Random House

Publication Year 1999
ISBN-13

ISBN 9780375705106

ISBN-10 0375705104
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 236 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

Religions

The Way of Zen by Alan Watts is a work on philosophies of Buddhism and Taoism and how they have together contributed to Zen Buddhism. Watts's astute narration deals with the past and present practices of Zen. Summary of the book Alan Watts's The Way of Zen is a terse guide divided into the two parts: the first dealing with the history and background of the Zen philosophy, and the second with its ideologies and practices. The diversity of the philosophy has had its deep rooted impact on the Western world and The Way of Zen is reckoned as one of the most significant introductory books about Zen in the Western world. About Alan Watts Watts was born in England. He completed his master's degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity. Watts was a philosopher, writer and a prominent speaker on Eastern Philosophy. His fields of interest ranged from Zen Buddhism to Hinduism, Catholicism, Pantheism, Religious naturalism and other contemporary philosophies. He has also authored The Wisdom of Insecurity, Does it Matter and Become What You Are among many other books.

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