In the beginner's mind there are many possibilities, but in the expert's there are few.
So begins this most beloved of all American Zen works. In a single stroke, the simple sentence cuts through the pervasive tendency students have of getting so close to Zen as to completely miss what it's all about. In the years since its original publication, Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind has become one of the great modern Zen classics. Suzuki Roshi presents the basics of Zen in a way that is remarkably clear and resonates with the joy of insight.
Read by Emmy-award winning narrator Peter Coyote, this audio will be listened to time and time again as an inspiration to practice.
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