- By C. Alexander Simpkins Annellen Simpkins

Zen In Ten

  • Title: Zen In Ten
  • Author: C. Alexander Simpkins Annellen Simpkins
  • ISBN: 9780804834506
  • Page: 482
  • Format: Paperback
  • Zen In Ten An introduction to the philosophy and practices of Zen Buddhism exploring how readers can incorporate Zen principles into their own lives It discusses traditional Zen texts and presents contemplation

    An introduction to the philosophy and practices of Zen Buddhism, exploring how readers can incorporate Zen principles into their own lives It discusses traditional Zen texts and presents contemplation and meditation exercises designed to deepen one s understanding and improve overall well being Lessons on Asian arts, including Zen gardening and flower arrangement, offerAn introduction to the philosophy and practices of Zen Buddhism, exploring how readers can incorporate Zen principles into their own lives It discusses traditional Zen texts and presents contemplation and meditation exercises designed to deepen one s understanding and improve overall well being Lessons on Asian arts, including Zen gardening and flower arrangement, offer a way to discover the aesthetics of Zen The ten lessons each enhanced with physical, mental or spiritual exercises demonstrate the transforming power of everyday Zen practice.

    1 thought on “Zen In Ten

    1. the zen masters all proclaim that there is no enlightenment whatever which you can claim to have attained. if you say you have attained something, this is the surest proof that you have gone astrayerefore, not to have is to have; silence is thunder.(suzuki, 1969) page 49

    2. Come il titolo suggerisce il libro affronta il non semplice compito di avvicinare alla filosofia zen, partendo dal suo contesto storico e via via affrontando di lezione in lezione diverse tematiche, dalla concezione del concetto di illumnazione e della consapevolezza ai koan all'applicazione dello zen in tutti gli ambiti della vita, ponendo come esempio particolare quello della arti marziali. L'opera non è esaustiva ma rappresenta di certo un valido supporto a tutti coloro che desiderano avvici [...]

    3. An excellent, quick introduction to Zen. The funny thing is, after reading it, I don't think Zen is the philosophy for me. But I enjoyed learning about it.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *