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Re: OT zen for beginners

BTW,  all 101 stories are available online at  

On 11/24/09 4:22 PM, "Rick Walker" <looppool@cruzio.com> wrote:

> mech advised:
> *Or if you're looking just to throw him into the deep end, buy him a
> copy of "Zen Flesh, Zen Bones" and give it to him with no
> explanations.  ;)
> *I concur with mech's advice, with the exception that I became
> interested in Zen originally
> because of stumbling on the book 'Zen Flesh, Zen Bones' so it was my
> introduction
> to that world.    I wouldn't consider it the deep end at all if you have
>  him read the section called *101 Zen Stories* first in that book.
> It is really entertaining and after reading a bunch of these little one
> and two page parables, you start to really get what Zen is about.