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By Perle Besserman,Manfred Steger

Grassroots Zen envisions a socially engaged Buddhism the place zazen is built-in on a daily basis with paintings, relations, and social obligations.Though either authors have practiced conventional Zen for many years the following they eschew the militaristic, patriarchal developments of Zen in desire of "an egalitarian group of socially cellular participants who position much less emphasis upon transmission and hierarchy than on person responsibility."

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