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Alan Watts on Eastern Wisdom and Modern Life : The Life of Zen (1960)

Episode 14
Only available in Canada, United States
(29:00)
5

A look inside Zen monastic life and practice reveals a culture of dialog and subtle humor between master and student.

Alan Watts
Richard Moore
English

Episodes

Man and Nature Video
4.583335
Episode 1 Man and Nature
Man and Nature (1959)
Episode 1
, 29 minutes
Alan Watts speaks on the contrast between Eastern and Western attitudes in regard to man's place in nature – are we nature's conquerors or collaborators?
Only available in Canada, United States
Things and Thinks Video
4.4
Episode 2 Things and Thinks
Things and Thinks (1959)
Episode 2
, 29 minutes
Alan Watts presents an explanation of the East Indian idea of maya: the division of the world into separate things and events is a work of human thought and not a fact of nature.
Only available in Canada, United States
Time Video
5
Episode 3 Time
Time (1959)
Episode 3
, 29 minutes
Alan Watts discusses the East Indian concept of time and the illusion of living for the future as the tomorrow that never comes.
Only available in Canada, United States
The Void Video
4.5
Episode 4 The Void
The Void (1959)
Episode 4
, 29 minutes
Buddhism symbolizes its basic spiritual experience as a void, but Alan Watts explains this must not be taken literally.
Only available in Canada, United States

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