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The sound of two hands clapping

the education of a Tibetan Buddhist monk

by Georges B. J. Dreyfus

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, Calif .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Tibet.
    • Subjects:
    • Buddhist monks -- Education -- China -- Tibet,
    • Buddhist education -- China -- Tibet,
    • Monastic and religious life (Buddhism) -- China -- Tibet

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 401-417) and index.

      StatementGeorges B.J. Dreyfus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBQ7756 .D74 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 445 p., [8] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages445
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3939113M
      ISBN 100520232593, 0520232607
      LC Control Number2001005494

      "What's the sound of one hand clapping?" Then you look them dead and the eye. Serious as a damn heart attack. Slowly raise your hand, and begin to clap with it. Then raise your other hand and clap with it. With the right amount of speed and volume this will cause their ear . The Sound of Two Hands Clapping by Kenneth Tynan A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in .


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Both a memoir of the fifteen years he spent training as a Tibetan Buddhist monk and a cross-cultural comparison of Buddhist and Western philosophical education, Dreyfus makes more good points about philosophy, scholarship, and life in general than the sum total of many other books.

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"The Sound of Two Hands Clapping" is a collection of essays that Tynan has written over the last 15 years or so. They are not, strictly speaking, critical in nature, although Tynan's capacity for.

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New York: Holt, Rinehart, and Winston,© THE SOUND OF TWO HANDS CLAPPING: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY* Bruno H. Repp Abstract. Clapping is a little-studiedhuman activity that may be viewed either as a form of communicative group behavior (applause) or as an individual sound-generating activity involving two "articulators"--the hands.

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