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Biography - Alan Watts:

British philosopher, writer and speaker.
Born: 1915 - Died: 1973
Period:
20th century
Place of birth: United Kingdom
United Kingdom

Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.




Translation

Translation

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German
Zen verwechselt Spiritualität nicht mit dem Nachdenken über Gott beim Kartoffelschälen. Zen-Spiritualität ist schlicht Kartoffelschälen.

French
Le Zen ne confond pas la spiritualité avec le fait de penser à Dieu pendant qu’on épluche des pommes de terre. La spiritualité zen consiste seulement à éplucher les pommes de terre.




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