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This Is It: And Other Essays on Zen and Spiritual Experience

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The six essays in this volume all deal with the relationship of mystical experience to ordinary life. The title essay on "cosmic consciousness" includes the author's account of his own ventures into this inward realm. "Instinct, Intelligence, and Anxiety" is a study of the paradoxes of self-consciousness; "Spiritually and Sensuality," a lively discussion of the false opposition of spirit and matter; and "The New Alchemy," a balanced account of states of consciousness akin to spiritual experience induced by the aid of lysergic acid. The collection also includes the text of Watts' celebrated pamphlet, "Beat Zen, Square Zen, and Zen."

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ISBN:
9780394719047
Author:
Watts, Alan W.
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Author:
Watts, Alan W.
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Zen buddhism
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
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Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
35th
Publication Date:
19730331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
6.98x4.27x.38 in. .18 lbs.

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