Books tagged: koan

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Kwatz!
By Charles Webb
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
There may be no path to follow or method to use to attain realization, enlightenment, waking up, satori…but it is often said that if the fruit is ripened fully it will fall from the tree more readily. Kwatz! shakes the tree a bit.
One Hand Killing
By Nancy O'Hara
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,820. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction
Introducing Alex Sullivan, 43 year-old NYPD homicide detective and novice Zen student, into the mystery genre. In the tradition of the best murder mysteries, it offers the reader entree into a new experience: the esoteric world of a Zen Buddhist Monastery – a place that is meant to be sacrosanct, where murder, suspicion and mayhem are not supposed to happen.
The Zen Of Art
By Will Todd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Screenplays
A Comedy about Zen Buddhism? Hai! Art Westin - high-strung, plugged-in, always-selling - is forced to spend a week in a Japanese Zen monastery... where he encounters a unique koan (“riddle”) of philosophy and phunny... culminating in a moment of satori (“insight”) that changes his life. But will this enlightenment last when he returns to the West?
Koans, Creativity and Consciousness
By Albert Low
Price: Free! Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
What is most important, but invariably overlooked, is not what I am conscious of, but that I am conscious. The only way this can be verified or even considered is by “1st person” enquiry. A way by which this can be established is by koan practice. I explore ways to allay scientific suspicion towards subjective accounts, and show how koan study is used as first person scientific inquiry.
Life is Freedom - Pointers to Enlightenment
By Ben Ormstad
Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
A collection of sentences and koans pointing the one seeking Truth and Enlightenment to the core of Existence.
Doguar and the Baboons of War
By Simon J Townley
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction
Meet Doguar - mind of a Zen monk, body of an Airedale Terrier Doguar is a genetically enhanced Airedale Terrier with near-human intelligence. But is he smart enough to stop the evil genetics corporation? Will he defuse the time-bomb in his own DNA? And can he save his beloved Ruby from the men who want to dissect her brain? A biopunk adventure for middle graders, young adults and adults.
For the Love of Sophia
By David W. Jones
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Socrates, Plato, and others described themselves as philo-sophia, or lovers of wisdom. In this book, David Jones collects wisdom stories from different cultures, religions, and eras and combines them in one readable collection using one main character, Sophia.
A Buddhist Monk Story
By TJ Seitz
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction
Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice