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What is Zen? Robert Aitken provides three takes.

Robert Aitken

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ZEN AND PSYCHOLOGY

Many Zen Students and even a few teachers think Zen is a kind of psychology. This is a little like thinking that persimmons are a type of banana. The Zen master is more like a flea than he or she is like a psychologist. More like a cool breeze. More like a mountain peak. I am not exaggerating or being fanciful.


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