The Dragon Who Never Sleeps: Verses for Zen Buddhist Practice (Google eBook)
In this collection of gathas, vows for daily living in verse form, American Zen master Robert Aitken offers us ways to face life's difficulties with insight and humor. Reciting these poetic vows can help us be fully present in each moment of our lives, resolving to give our best to every occasion.
"A jewel of wisdom in the universe of Buddhist texts. This book is not only revolutionary in content, it is lovely poetry."—Turning Wheel
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Review: The Dragon Who Never Sleeps: Verses for Zen Buddhist PracticeUser Review - Kent - Goodreads
Example of one of the 100's of verses: When my efforts are clearly outclassed I vow with all beings to face my own limitations and bring forth my original self. Yes, a man's got to know his limitations. Definitely a 5. Read full review
Review: The Dragon Who Never Sleeps: Verses for Zen Buddhist PracticeUser Review - Ellen - Goodreads
Not easy to get this book. It is verses for Zen Buddhist Practice, but with an everyday spin. Example: Watching ants clean up the kitchen I vow with all beings to clean up the waste on my desk and the ... Read full review