Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
|Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind|
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind first edition cover.
Trudy Dixon and Richard Baker (editors)
|Country||United States of America|
|Publisher||New York; Tokyo: Weatherhill|
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
|Dewey Decimal||294.3/4435 22|
|LC Classification||BQ9288 .S994 2006|
Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind is a book of teachings by the late Shunryu Suzuki, a compilation of talks given to his satellite Zen center in Los Altos, California. Published in 1970 by Weatherhill, the book is not academic. These are frank and direct transcriptions of Suzukis' talks recorded by his student Marian Derby. Trudy Dixon and Richard Baker—Baker was Suzuki's successor—edited the talks by choosing those most relevant, arranging them into chapters. According to some, it has become a spiritual classic, helping readers to steer clear from the trappings of intellectualism.
See also 
- Buddhism in the United States
- San Francisco Zen Center
- Timeline of Zen Buddhism in the United States
- Shunryu Suzuki (2011). Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind. Shambhala Publications. ISBN 978-1-59030-849-3.
- Reflections on Shunryu Suzuki's Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind
- Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind at San Francisco Zen Center
- Butler-Bowdon, Tom (2005). 50 Spiritual Classics: Timeless Wisdom from 50 Great Books of Inner Discovery, Enlightenment & Purpose. Nicholas Brealey Publishing. pp. 244–245. ISBN 1-85788-349-7.
- "Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind".
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