One Man's Adventures on the Dharma Path
Vintage, Paperback, 9780679772880, 336pp.
Publication Date: March 25, 1997
Seeking help with his basketball game, Shainberg embraced Zen Buddhism in 1951 and was catapulted on a life-long spiritual journey. Alternately comic and reverential, Ambivalent Zen chronicles the rewards and dangers of spiritual ambition and presents a poignant reflection of the experiences faced by many Americans involved in the Zen movement.