Zen in the Art of Archery

Eugene Herrigel with an introduction by D.T. Suzuki

Brief, luminous and wise. Revisiting a classic 1953 text that depicts the process of apprenticeship with a Zen master archer.
“As soon as we reflect, deliberate, and conceptualize, the original unconsciousness is lost and a thought interferes.We no longer eat while eating, we not longer sleep while sleeping. The arrow is off the string but does not fly straight to the target, nor does the target stand where it is. Calculation, which is miscalculation, sets in.”

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