Everyday Zen: Love and Work

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Religion - 240 pages

Charlotte Joko Beck offers a warm, engaging, uniquely American approach to using Zen to deal with the problems of daily living—love, relationships, work, fear, ambition, and suffering. Everyday Zen shows us how to live each moment to the fullest. This Plus edition includes an interview with the author.


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Beck has an interesting perspective on life, and taught me a lot about Zen. I've found that nearly all my perceptions of the practice were incorrect, and that Zen isn't just about being happy or calm ... Read full review

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User Review  - sholt2001 - LibraryThing

This is a good introduction to zen and meditation without many of the religious overtones. While the book advocates major lifestyle changes, the advice is also practical for integrating basic concepts into daily life. Read full review


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Charlotte Joko Beck, who passed away in 2011, was the founder and former head teacher at the Zen Center in San Diego.

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