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Living Wabi Sabi: The True Beauty of Your Life

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Taro Gold inspires and enlightens with "Living Wabi Sabi: The True Beauty of Your Life." A blend of Eastern wisdom, feng shui, and the movement toward simplicity, Wabi Sabi is a Japanese expression meaning "wisdom in natural simplicity." Wabi Sabi helps us to see the beauty in imperfection, to discover that our unique flaws also can lead us to our greatest strengths and tr ...more
ebook, 144 pages
Published October 1st 2010 by Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC (first published October 1st 2004)
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Samantha Watkins
I love this book so much! I've read it several times and it always serves to calm me, help me see myself more clearly, and be at peace with all that life brings.
Valerie
Jul 23, 2012 Valerie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Love this book. I like its in-depth discussion about wabisabi philosophy. It is not taught in school! I am already in the process of becoming im-perfectionist! :) Highly recommended if you want to improve your life as a whole. ;)
Kimberly
As a 14-year old boy, the author received teachings from his grandmother on Wabi sabi. In this book he describes this exchange and includes some quotations from a variety of sources as a way to obliquely define the term.
India
Dec 06, 2012 India rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a great book. I am learning how to live without perfectionism and this is a wonderful book to help me see a new way of doing that. Wabi Sabi is such a wonderful concept and way of looking at the world.
Catharine
Taro Gold puts life up front and center .. The mystical in the moment.. In his words, "Wabi Sabi fosters a bohemian sense of beauty that celebrates the basic, the unique, and the imperfect."
Izzie Kikue
Dec 22, 2008 Izzie Kikue rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Awesome little book about simple wisdom of everyday living finding the perfect in imperfection. A must read for minds that hunger for a deeper meaning in life.
Phyllis
The concepts are great, but this should have been an article rather than a book. Very repetitive.
Marci
Oct 11, 2011 Marci rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
brilliant...calming, will most def read again and again, esp when i'm feeling out of sorts.
Nina
Jul 06, 2010 Nina marked it as stopped-reading  ·  review of another edition
this book was lame. not a good intro to wabi sabi.
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