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Simple Zen - A Guide to Living Moment by Moment
Simple Zen - A Guide to Living Moment by Moment

Simple Zen - A Guide to Living Moment by Moment

by C Alexander Simpkins

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Language

English

Publisher

Research Press

ISBN

071712987X - Year: 1999 - Pages: 158

Binding

Paperback

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Author: C Alexander Simpkins
Annellen Simpkins/
Compilor: C Alexander Simpkins and Annellen Simpkings
Publisher: Research Press
Year: 1999
Language: English
Pages: 158
ISBN/UPC (if available): 071712987X

Description

Zen Buddhism is a dynamic way to enhance living. The beauty of Zen is that it can help develop inner calm and better functioning even in the midst of a busy life.This book is designed to help you understand Zen.

It is divided into three interrelated parts. Part I gives the background and development of Zen, illustrated with classic enigmatic stories of great Zen masters to set you on the Path. Time lines are included in the end of the book for quick reference. Part II explains key themes, pointing you in the right direction. Part III shows you how to bring the insights if Zen into your life, through the practice of meditation and Zen arts, just as Zen practitioners have done for centuries.

Simple Zen offers:

•A clear and accessible introduction to the practice of Zen Buddhism

•Simple exercises for Zen practice-Meditation, poetry, brush painting, and martial arts

•A concise discussion of themes and practices associated with Zen, including koans, enlightenment, and ethics

EXCERPTS FROM REVIEWS

The authors combine sound scholarship with the knowingness of practitioners and an unerring sense of what will interest readers most…

-Booklist review of Zen Around the world

Contents

Introduction

PART I: Zen in Time

PART II: Zen Themes

PART III: Living Zen

Conclusions

Time Lines

Bibliography

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