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Discover Zen: A Practical Guide to Personal Serenity

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The latest title in our highly successful mind, body and spirit series, Discover Zen is a beautifully illustrated and inspiring guide to this ancient Asian philosophy. The straightforward text and over 30 step-by-step exercises guide the reader thorough classic Zen practices, such as meditation and understanding koans (puzzling parables) as well as sensuous rituals like cr ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 1st 2001 by Chronicle Books (first published 2001)
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Jeanne Daly
Great introduction to Zen and a good starting point.
In our fast paced world, this book is wonderful for taking a meditative approach throughout the day. For anyone who has been curious about Zen Buddhism, this is a great start for learning about its practices. From Zen sayings, to Zen painting, and flower arranging it provides some great slices for relaxation.

Claudia Blu
I've loved it.
So easy to follow and not give up.
The author just accompanies you through the journey... and then, there are this marvellous illustrations
I highly reccommend it. I can literaly say it has changed my life.
But, it's not magical, you have to put effort and compromise from your part as well. ;)
A great introduction to Zen Buddhism and ways in which it may be applied to life in the West.
very good introduction to the origins or zen... actually mentions shaolin!
Jordan Kinsey
I read it. I filed it away in my mind. Moving on...
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