Warrior of Zen
The Diamond-hard Wisdom Mind of Suzuki Shosan
By Arthur Braverman. 5.5" x 8.5", 133 pg, paperback. Suzuki Shosan was a samurai who at midlife became a Zen monk. He evolved a teaching style imbued with the warrior spirit, emphasizing dynamic activity over quiet contemplation, urging his students to realize enlightenment in the midst of their daily tasks. Many attracted to Zen but cannot set apart the necessary time from the lives may find appeal in his unorthodox approach.