Everyday Zen: Love and Work

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Harper Collins, Oct 6, 2009 - Religion - 240 pages
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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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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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User Review  - larsmagnusnoren - LibraryThing

One of the very best books on zen Ive ever read. A clear voice that stems from years of zazen practice desects subjects from the middle of our everyday life. They are presented as the ground for ... Read full review

Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
I BEGINNINGS
Beginning Zen Practice
II PRACTICE
What Practice Is Not
III FEELINGS
A Bigger Container
Running in Place
VII BOUNDARIES
The Razors Edge
VIII CHOICES
From Problems to Decisions
IX SERVICE
Thy Will Be Done
Notes

IV RELATIONSHIPS
The Search
V SUFFERING
True Suffering and False Suffering
VI IDEALS
About the Author
Copyright
About the Publisher
Copyright

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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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