Hello Bill,

Thanks for the welcome :) 

Yes, Cleary is excellent. See my post to Edgar for other books I have
read. Speaking of which-

It's history and teachings
by Osho

is also good. 

Nice to meet you,
Margie (roloro1557)

--- In Zen_Forum@yahoogroups.com, <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Margie,  WELCOME!  I haven't read the book you cited, but all other
> edited by Thomas Cleary that I have read have been very good.
> ...Bill! 
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> Subject: [Zen] Hello and introduction
> Greetings Everyone,
> I just joined the Zen Forum and wanted to introduce myself.
> Zen got hold of me about 20 years ago, when the building I lived in
> was struck by lightning. But I didn't realize it until about 12 years
> ago when I literally tripped over a little book on the street(Zen
> Essence, The Science of Freedom - translated and edited by Thomas
> Cleary*):
> "When the jewel staff strikes heaven and earth lose their color.
> Through this experience all devils' guts burst. Through this
> experience all sages' eyes open." Xuedou
> I'm looking forward to making new friends here and many good
> Margie (roloro1557)
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