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6 edition of On having no head found in the catalog.

On having no head

Zen and the re-discovery of the obvious

by D. E. Harding

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Published by Arkana in London, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spiritual life -- Zen Buddhism.,
  • Enlightenment (Zen Buddhism)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementD.E. Harding ; foreword by Huston Smith.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBQ9288 .H37 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 81 p. :
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2543887M
    ISBN 10185063047X
    LC Control Number85025648
    OCLC/WorldCa12810049

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