This Is It by Alan W. Watts audiobook

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

By Alan W. Watts
Read by Sean Runnette

Macmillan Audio 9780394719047
3.42 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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This inspiring audiobook contains six revolutionary essays 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 audiobook collection.

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This inspiring audiobook contains six revolutionary essays 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 audiobook collection.

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“No one has given such a concise…introduction to the whole history of this Far Eastern development of Buddhist thought as Alan Watts.” Joseph Campbell on The Way of Zen

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Author Bio: Alan W. Watts

Author Bio: Alan W. Watts

Alan W. Watts (1915–1973) was instrumental in introducing Eastern thought to Western civilization. He held both a master’s degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity and is best known as an interpreter of Indian and Chinese philosophy in general and Zen Buddhism in particular. He earned his reputation as one of the most original philosophers of the century and was the author of thirty-three books, and hundreds of articles, on philosophy and religion.

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Author Bio: Alan Watts

Author Bio: Alan Watts

Alan W. Watts (1915–1973) was instrumental in introducing Eastern thought to Western civilization. He held both a master’s degree in theology and a doctorate of divinity, and is best known as an interpreter of Indian and Chinese philosophy and Zen Buddhism. He was the author of hundreds of articles on philosophy and religion, and thirty-three books that have been translated into eleven languages.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Nonfiction/Self-Help
Runtime: 3.42
Audience: Adult
Language: English