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- DescriptionJodorowsky tes that most people are incapable of self-realization because of their fear of the void within, an emptiness they seek to fill with ise and chatter. He shows that Zen teachings can be compared to a finger pointing at the moon, directing you to awaken to your true nature--the Buddha within. The danger lies in mistaking the pointing finger for the moon, mistaking the words for the essential enlightenment, which can only be grasped once words have been surpassed. Unlike most tales, these stories are intended to evoke silent illumination--as true awakening and self-realization cant occur until the mind has been stilled.
- Author BiographyAlejandro Jodorowsky is a playwright, filmmaker, composer, mime, and psychotherapist. He has directed several films, including The Rainbow Thief and the legendary cult classics El Topo and The Holy Mountain. His most recent film, The Dance of Reality, debuted at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013 alongside a highly acclaimed documentary about his visionary film that never was, Jodorowsky's Dune. He is the author of more than 20 books on spirituality and tarot, including Psychomagic, The Way of Tarot, Metagenealogy, and Sacred Trickery and the Way of Kindness, as well as more than 30 comic books and graphic novels. He lives in Paris.
- Author(s)Alejandro Jodorowsky
- PublisherInner Traditions Bear and Company
- Date of Publication17/11/2016
- SubjectNon-Christian Religions
- Place of PublicationRochester
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintInner Traditions Bear and Company
- Weight239 g
- Width136 mm
- Height209 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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