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Gospel of Bodhidharma : Philosophical Jewels from the Founder of Zen
Price: $1.86 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2018 by UB Tech. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
Penetrating words of wisdom from Indian Buddhist monk and the founder of Zen Buddhism...
The School of Soft-Attention
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 11,910. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2018 by homeboundpublications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Taoism, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
“With echoes of Tufu, Basho, Thoreau, Gary Snyder, Mary Oliver, and others, yet with a voice throughout that is authentically and distinctively his own, Owen gracefully incorporates many influences, both ancient and modern, East and West, Japanese Zen, Chinese Taoist hermit, Native American, to name just a few. I am moved and impressed.” -Frank W. Berliner, author of ​Falling in Love with a Buddha
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat
Price: Free! Words: 2,130. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
A One Hour Short & Sweet Zen Retreat encourages you to enjoy quiet, gather your wits about you, delight in nature, nourish yourself, focus your attention, love the world you inhabit, clarify your spiritual intentions, and deepen your connection with the whole of you. It is a simple practice that requires no special belief, training, or particular religious affiliation.
Vipassana Meditation: My Experiences at a 10-Day Retreat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,890. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Vipassana is one of the world's most ancient forms of meditation. In this detailed essay, author Robert Crayola describes all that goes on at a 10-day Vipassana course, providing a thorough accounting of the pros and cons involved. Also included is information on taking the course yourself.
The Zen Of Art
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,480. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Screenplays » Comedy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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?
One Hand Killing
Series: An Alex Sullivan Zen Mystery, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 95,830. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
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.
Answer Your Love Letters: Footnotes to a Zen Practice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,150. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization
"Answer Your Love Letters" is a series of short reflections and observations by an author who has spent 40 years practicing Zen Buddhism. The book offers no cookie-cutter answers to the serious and intimate questions any reader might have. "Answer Your Love Letters" is, in its way, simply a love letter that the reader may choose to answer.
The Iron Cow of Zen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,550. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2009 and represented by John Low. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious philosophy
A koan is a saying by a Zen master, the most famous being "What is the sound of one hand clapping?" Seemingly incomprehensible, a koan is actually an invitation to think in a new way, a tool to startle the consciousness into enlightenment. Drawing on the views of diverse thinkers from Buddha, to T.S. Eliot to explain the essential concepts of Zen Buddhism, this book is thought provoking reading.
Zen: Talks, Stories and Commentaries
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,260. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009 and represented by John Low. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Albert Low, teacher and director at the Montreal Zen Center and dharma heir of Roshi Philip Kapleau, provides an engaging collection of talks, stories and commentaries on Zen. Though the entries range from dharma talks on koans to discussions on Buddhism and Christianity, they all address concrete concerns of our lives and reveal the author's profound insights.
Working with Zen Koans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009 and represented by John Low. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Buddhism
Because words can no more hold the truth than a net can hold water, we use koans. Koans are sayings, or doings, of Zen masters, the patriarchs and Buddha. Take for example the koan: The Sound of One Hand clapping. It reads: “You know the sound of two hands clapping. What is the sound of one hand clapping?” The obvious, intellectual answer is, No sound at all! But then what is this No sound?