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The little Zen companion

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Published by Workman Publishing in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Zen Buddhism -- Quotations, maxims, etc.,
  • Zen meditations.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 381-385).

Other titlesZen.
Statement[compiled] by David Schiller.
ContributionsSchiller, David.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ9267 .L58 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination389 p. ;
Number of Pages389
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1743642M
ISBN 101563054671
LC Control Number92050936
OCLC/WorldCa27640706

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