Books tagged: koan

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Kwatz!
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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
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Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 95,830. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Burned out from the gritty streets and depraved criminals she deals with daily, NYPD Detective Alex Sullivan escapes to the only place she can find any peace—a Zen Monastery in the Catskill Mountains. But while there, the walls of this once peaceful sanctuary are breached by the horror of ritual murders and the slow acid drip of suspicion.
The Zen Of Art
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,430. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Screenplays » Comedy
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
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Price: Free! Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,600. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
A collection of sentences and koans pointing the one seeking Truth and Enlightenment to the core of Existence.
Doguar and the Baboons of War
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 60,780. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
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
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Short story about novice monk going to elder monk for advice