Posted on 19 January 2011 by Buddhism Now
The Old Zen Master
by Trevor Leggett
ISBN 13: 978-0946672073
ISBN 10: 0946672075
Buddhist Publishing Group
Published: 1987, reprint 2010
Paperback 194 pages
£10.95 / $16.95
Stories, parables, and examples have been a favoured way of conveying spiritual insights and truths since time immemorial, and Trevor Leggett was a master at it. He had the knack of pointing out the spiritual implications of practical events which people can relate to.
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Posted on 21 October 2009 by Buddhism Now
Trevor Leggett (1914-2000) lived for a considerable time in Japan. He was the first foreigner to obtain the Sixth Dan (senior teachers degree) in judo from Kodokan and has written several well-known books on the subject. He has also written extensively on Zen, including A First Zen Reader, Samurai Zen: The Warrior Koans, Zen and the Ways, Yoga and Zen, Fingers and Moons, and his final work The Old Zen Master.
lr, Marcelle Hanselaar, Soko Morinaga Roshi, and Trevor Leggett.
Stories, parables, and examples have been a favoured way of conveying spiritual insights and truths since time immemorial, and Trevor Leggett was a master at it. He had the knack of pointing out the spiritual implications of practical events which everyone can relate to.
For instance see Buddhism as music — Vedanta as architecture
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