Pointing at the Moon
By Alexander Holstein. 108 pg., 6"x 8.75"paperback. People around the world value the mind-cleansing, spiritually uplifting benefits to be gained through the practice of Zen Buddhism. Central to Zen is the enigmatic koan, a kind of riddle used by masters to shock their students into greater awareness. In this timeless collection from Chinese masters, translations of 100 of these question & answer riddles are presented. Each koan is followed by the author's commentary.