Books tagged: zen

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The Journal of A Perimeter Man Vol. IV Metaphor Bridge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,560. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
The purpose of a Metaphor Bridge is to communicate commonly held knowledge in an uncommon manner so that by the time the "reader" passes over the bridge they will be closer to "owning" that which they already know and posses. Reality, after all, is merely a group consensus. We give something a "name", and as a culture, we agree on that symbolic name, and so…it IS valued.
Personal Empowerment Through Meditation
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This book teaches a simple, yet profoundly effective method of meditation, and it explains how meditation can enable you to maintain inner calm and poise in potentially volatile situations. It teaches you how to utilize the principles underlying meditation to live a happier, more productive life and be more at peace with yourself, your family, your co-workers and everyone.
Zen-Sational Living: A Simple Guide to Finding Your True Self and Maintaining Balance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,710. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Loaded with sensible advice, Zen-Sational Living is a road-map for making good decisions and being your best. From the basics of Zen, to health (mental and physical), creating a personal space, and everything in between! Whether you're in need of a boost, a change, or are starting on your own road of self-discovery, ZEN-SATIONAL LIVING will guide you on your journey.
The Writing On The Water
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,800. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011 by Timas Yayin Grubu. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Religious
“The Writing on the Water“ moves through your soul like a cool stream through a quiet forest. This is a sufi's account from his entry into Sufism as a novice to his full mastery of what it means to be a Dervish. With quietude and stillness, each page comes in and out of the mind like drawing a deep and relaxing breath. This text will take you to places in your spirit that you have never been.
Kwatz!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: 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.
Tabloid Haiku!
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,020. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry
Haiku based on tabloid headlines.
How to be a Lighthouse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,580. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
26 hilarious stories with a philosophical twist: How to Be a Lighthouse - The World’s Most Famous Man - The Convent of Illumination - Questions You Had Better Not Ask - An Introduction to Magic and others. The stories were written for Martin Auer's monthly column on creative thinking in India's "Parenting" magazine.
Rice Eyes: Enlightenment in Dogen's Kitchen
Price: Free! Words: 2,200. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A poetic presentation of Dogen's essay Tenzo Kyokun, Instructions to the Cook, by Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan. 'Rice Eyes' is a metaphor for the non-dual world, the essential Buddhist experience of oneness. Dogen uses the role of Tenzo, or head cook, to demonstrate how to live, work, and experience a spiritual life that brings benefit to everyone.
Snow Falling in Moonlight: Odes in Praise of Dogen's Shobogenzo
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Dogen (1200-1253) is the father of Soto Zen. Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan has transformed twelve of his spiritual essays from the Shobogenzo (The Treasury of the True Dharma Eye), into poems about non-dual wisdom, luminous mind, loving kindness, and Zen practice.
Warm Zen Practice: A poetic version of Dogen's Bendowa
Price: Free! Words: 1,750. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's Warm Zen is an easy to read poetic interpretation of Dogen's complex philosophical essay 'Bendowa'. Dogen's writing is based on the Buddhist philosophy and experience of 'no-self' and the unconditioned reality of existence-being, also called the 'dharmakaya', the mystical and transcendent body of light.