Zen Buddhism and its Relation to Art
by Arthur Waley
Publisher: Luzac & Co. 1922
Number of pages: 46
The present paper makes no attempt at profundity, but it is based on the study of original texts and furnishes some information not hitherto accessible. It tells us a little about what Zen actually is, about its relation to ordinary Buddhism, its history, and the exact nature of its influence upon the arts.
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