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This Is It: and Other Essays on Zen and Spiritual Experience, Watts, Alan

This Is It: and Other Essays on Zen and Spiritual Experience

Authors: Watts, Alan
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: OCC010000, SEL032000, REL024000
ISBN: 9780307784322, Related ISBNs: 0307784320, 0394719042, 9780307784322, 9780394719047
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 160
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: Six revolutionary essays from "the perfect guide for a course correction in life, away from materialism and its empty promise" (Deepak Chopra), exploring the relationship between spiritual experience and ordinary life—and the need for them to coexist within each of us.

With essays on “cosmic consciousness” (including Alan Watts’ account of his own ventures into this inward realm); the paradoxes of self-consciousness; LSD and consciousness; and the false opposition of spirit and matter, This Is It and Other Essays on Zen and Spiritual Experience is a truly mind-opening collection.

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