The Ascension: The Legend of PuMa Tse (Paperback)
The disappearance of the grand master PuMa Tse threatens to disrupt social order and the balance of knowledge. Asked to abandoning his life for the common good, Turner seeks the master to learn and evolve into the position. Little does he realize his journey is the lesson. Written as journal entries, The Ascension provides a first-hand account of the journey to and witness of mastery. Chapter 7 is the Ch'an Ching (Meditation Classic), an epic poem and book within the book describing the profound meditation to enlightenment, a theta meditation as described in Zen and the Art of..., with slips into supporting dreams and returns to lucidity. In the Ch'an Ching, the Poet experiences a profound meditation into enlightenment. The meditation begins with wisdom and values, evolves through the human condition until Manjusri strips away illusions, Atman washes away the last of ego, and finally dissolves into Brahma leaving only the naturally shaped pu.