THE CEASING OF NOTIONS
An Early Zen Text from the Dunhuang Caves with Selected Comments
Soko Moriaga RoshiItrodctio b Marti Collctt
5x8” | 128 pages | $15.959781614290414eBook 9781614290452January 2013
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The Ceasing of Notions
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Novice to Master: An Ongoing Lesson in the Extent of My Own Stupidity.
Novice to Master
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“A ral gm.”
—Tricycle: The Buddhist Review