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    DescriptionFor over thirty years, Opening the Hand of Thought has offered an unmatched introduction to Zen Buddhism. This new edition contains even more useful material: new prefaces, an index, and extended end notes are here, in addition to the book's revised glossary and main sections. But then, the book's utility was never in question. As Jisho Warner writes in the book's opening, 'The Story of This Book and Its Author,' Opening the Hand of Thought 'goes directly to the heart of Zen practice [. . .], showing how Zen Buddhism can be a deep and life-sustaining activity.' She goes on to say, 'Uchiyama looks at what a person is, what a self is, how to develop a true self not separate from all things, one that can settle in peace in the midst of life.' By turns humorous, philosophical, and personal, Opening the Hand of Thought is above all a great book for the Buddhist practitioner.


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    Title
    Opening the Hand of Thought
    Subtitle
    Foundations of Zen Buddhist Practice
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Kosho Uchiyama
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 228 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 386 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780861713578
    ISBN 10: 0861713575
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: REL
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T6.6
    B&T General Subject: 690
    BIC subject category V2: HRE
    DC21: 294.3444
    DC22: 294.3444
    Ingram Subject Code: RS
    Ingram Theme: RELI/BUDDHI
    Libri: I-RS
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25470
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRORLBUD
    DC22: 294.3/444
    BISAC V2.8: PHI028000, REL092000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BQ9438 .U26 2004
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Publisher
    Wisdom Publications,U.S.
    Imprint name
    Wisdom Publications,U.S.
    Publication date
    12 August 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Somerville