Discover Zen

Discover Zen

A Practical Guide to Personal Serenity

Book - 2001
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The latest title in our highly successful mind, body and spirit series, Discover Zen is a beautifully illustrated and inspiring guide to this ancient Asian philosophy. The straightforward text and over 30 step-by-step exercises guide the reader thorough classic Zen practices, such as meditation and understanding koans (puzzling parables) as well as sensuous rituals like creating a Zen rock garden, writing haiku poetry, or performing a tea ceremony. Delicate illustrations and quotations from the great Zen masters encourage contemplation. Although it is a movement of Buddhism, Zen principles are complementary to any system of belief. Zen techniques offer a respite from the stress of daily life, provide a healthy outlet for emotions, and promote spiritual growth and understanding. By teaching us to live in the moment, Zen infuses serenity into every aspect of life.
Publisher: San Francisco, Calif. : Chronicle Books, 2001.
ISBN: 9780811831963
0811831965
Characteristics: 160 pages :,illustrations (some color) ;,24 cm.

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