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Him many disciples from Carl Jung to Allen Ginsberg from Thomas Merton to John Cage In Mysticism Christian and Buddhist Suzuki compares the teachings of the great Christian mystic Meister Eckhart with the spiritual wisdom of Shin and Zen Buddhism By juxtaposing cultures that seem to be radically opposed Suzuki raises. I was very impressed by Suzuki's treatise on the subject of Christian and Buddhist Mysticism me coming from a Christian background Having some familiarity with the Christian mystical tradition I felt greatly inspired and fascinated by reading about the Pure Land mystical Buddhist tradition and practices I was left with a deep sense of reverence and peace

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Mysticism Christian and BuddhistOne of the fundamental uestions of human experience at the limits of our understanding is there an experience that is universal to all humanity Mysticism Christian and Buddhist is a book that challenges and inspires; it will benefit readers of all religions who seek to understand something of the nature of spiritual li. Very interesting treatise on Zen Buddhism especially in contrast to medieval theologian Meister Eckhart He compares and contrasts the mysticism of Christianity with the mysticism of Zen Buddhism

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Read & Download ß Mysticism Christian and Buddhist 104 â If the Western world knows anything about Zen Buddhism it is down to the efforts of one remarkable man DT Suzuki The twenty seven year old Japanese scholar first visited the West in 1897 and over the course of the next seventy years became the world's leading authority oIf the Western world knows anything about Zen Buddhism it is down to the efforts of one remarkable man DT Suzuki The twenty seven year old Japanese scholar first visited the West in 1897 and over the course of the next seventy years became the world's leading authority on Zen His radical and penetrating insights earned. This book was great I had to take it slow and kind of break from it read some lighter fiction in between parts I had some great moments of insight and clarity while reading He talked a lot about the nothingness of Buddhism and how it is mistakenly compared to nihilism at one point I had a beautiful image in my head an understanding of the idea he was trying to illustrate The idea of returning to the no thing ness of before we were us And I saw a drop of water that splashes out of the ocean is separate experiences all that it does as it flies through the air apart from the vast body of water then it returns again and the rest of the water doesn't see it as separate the other drops don't say Oh we missed you there are no other drops It's all one vast seamless body of water All one Kind of abstract I know And not exactly the stuff of light reading But if you're interested in some deep thought about eastern philosophy compared to christianity you might really like it I did Anyway going to CA last week and seeing the ocean again was a wonderful reminder of that feeling I got upon understanding the metaphor of the water I miss the ocean