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3.98 out of 53.98 out of 53.98 out of 53.98 out of 53.98 out of 5 3.98 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: D.T. Suzuki Narrator: Christopher Reed Publisher: Macmillan Audio Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Examine the paradox of Zen as a philosophy of both compassion and combat. Explore Zen Buddhism as it applies to the warrior, sustaining him both morally and philosophically. Learn how a great Zen Master must be familiar with both the sword of life and the sword of death, and know when and how to wield either of them. Grasp the meaning and symbolism of the sword and the code of bushido, the way of the warrior.

D.T. Suzuki was Japan's foremost authority on Zen Buddhism prior to his death in 1966. Zen and the Samurai is part of a series of programs taken from Suzuki's Zen and Japanese Culture. Download and start listening now!


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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Nick | 1/26/2010

    " Good audio book on the Bushido, some of the origins and history of how it began to be implemented by the warrior class. "

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