Tag: Zen

A Temporary Affair Talks on Awakening and Zen


A Temporary Affair: Talks on Awakening and Zen by David Radin
English | August 2nd, 2022 | ISBN: 1948626675 | 144 pages | True EPUB | 1.85 MB
A Temporary Affair is a collection of talks given at Sunday morning sittings at the Ithaca Zen Center by Yoshin David Radin, abbot and founder of the Ithaca Zen Center for the past 40 years. The talks contained here were given at a time when Yoshin’s health was severely compromised by end stage renal failure. In February 2019, he received a kidney transplant from a member of Ithaca Zen Center, to whom the publication is dedicated.

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Letters to a Dead Friend about Zen


Brad Warner, "Letters to a Dead Friend about Zen"
English | 2019 | pages: 256 | ISBN: 1608686019 | EPUB | 1,1 mb
The night Brad Warner learns that his childhood friend Marky has died, Warner is about to speak to a group of Zen students in Hamburg, Germany. It’s the last thing he feels like doing. What he wants to do instead is tell his friend everything he never said, to explain Zen and what he does for a living and why he spends his time "Sitting. Sitting. Sitting. Meditating my life away as it all passes by. Lighting candles and incense. Bowing to nothing." So, as he continues his teaching tour through Europe, he writes to his friend all the things he wishes he had said. Simply and humorously, he reflects on why Zen provided him a lifeline in a difficult world. He explores grief, attachment, and the afterlife. He writes to Marky, "I’m not all that interested in Buddhism. I’m much more interested in what is true," and then proceeds to poke and prod at that truth. The result for readers is a singular and winning meditation on Zen – and a unique tribute to both a life lost and the one Warner has found.

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The Mind of Clover Essays in Zen Buddhist Ethics


Robert Aitken, "The Mind of Clover: Essays in Zen Buddhist Ethics"
English | 1984 | ISBN: 0865471584 | EPUB | pages: 224 | 0.5 mb
In Taking the Path of Zen, Robert Aitken provided a concise guide to zazen (Zen meditation) and other aspects of the practice of Zen. In The Mind of Clover he addresses the world beyond the zazen cushions, illuminating issues of appropriate personal and social action through an exploration of the philosophical complexities of Zen ethics.

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Angela Porter’s Zen Doodle Designs New York Times Bestselling Artists’ Adult Coloring Books


Angela Porter, "Angela Porter’s Zen Doodle Designs: New York Times Bestselling Artists’ Adult Coloring Books"
English | ISBN: 1944686029 | 2016 | 104 pages | PDF | 19 MB
Experience the soothing power of adult coloring with these intricate animal tangles created by New York Times bestselling illustrator and master of the abstract Zen style Angela Porter!

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Dropping Ashes on the Buddha The Teachings of Zen Master Seung Sahn


Zen Master Seung Sahn, Stephen Mitchell, "Dropping Ashes on the Buddha: The Teachings of Zen Master Seung Sahn"
English | 1994 | pages: 232 | ISBN: 0802130526 | EPUB | 0,3 mb
"Somebody comes into the Zen center with a lighted cigarette, walks up to the Buddha statue, blows smoke in its face, and drops ashes on its lap. You are standing there. What can you do?" This is a problem that Zen Master Seung Sahn is fond of posing to his American students who attend his Zen centers. Dropping Ashes on the Buddha is a delightful, irreverent, and often hilariously funny living record of the dialogue between Korean Zen Master Seung Sahn and his American students. Consisting of dialogues, stories, formal Zen interviews, Dharma speeches, and letters using the Zen Master’s actual words in spontaneous, living interaction with his students, this book is a fresh presentation of the Zen teaching method of "instant dialogue" between Master and student which, through the use of astonishment and paradox, leads to an understanding of ultimate reality.

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Untangling Karma Intimate Zen Stories on Healing Trauma


Untangling Karma: Intimate Zen Stories on Healing Trauma by Judith Ragir
English | July 5th, 2022 | ISBN: 1948626691 | 280 pages | True EPUB | 3.67 MB
"This book is at once a love letter to Zen practice and a critique of late twentieth century American Zen. Judith inspires us to investigate our own karmic knots, and in the middle of this suffering, she invites us to walk quietly down to the neighborhood pond and take a cooling dip in the moonlight." -Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones, and many other books

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The Little Book of Zen Money A Simple Path to Financial Peace of Mind [Audiobook]


English | ASIN: B0B6WT2KXN | 2022 | 6 hours and 53 minutes | MP3 | M4B | 189 MB
At last, a mindful book about money that anyone can appreciate and understand. The Little Book of Zen Money delivers easy-to-follow steps for combining sensible saving strategies with mindfulness practices to achieving financial peace of mind. Finally, you can know how to fix your finances without feeling stressed out! In this book, you’ll find out that sound financial strategy is far more straightforward than the financial industry wants you to think. It reveals the path to mindful money simplicity, showing listeners how to adopt behaviors that encourage responsible saving and spending. The Little Book of Zen Money proves that you don’t need to be an expert, professional, or mathematician to get great financial advice.

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Zen Chants Thirty-Five Essential Texts with Commentary


Zen Chants: Thirty-Five Essential Texts with Commentary edited by Kazuaki Tanahashi
English | August 25, 2015 | ISBN: 1611801435 | True EPUB | 128 pages | 22.97 MB
An introduction to Zen chanting practice, with new accurate and chantable translations of the texts used in Zen centers and monasteries throughout the English-speaking world-by the renowned translator of Dogen and Ryokan.

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