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An Invitation to Practice Zen

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An Invitation to Practice Zen answers this need. Its author makes no glib claims or airy promised. He admits that the way of Zen is not easy to follow. But for those willing to undertake the work, he offers concise, easy-to-understand, step-by-step instructions on how to incorporate Zen into your life-how to establish a regular program of practice that will make available ...more
Paperback, 151 pages
Published December 12th 1989 by Tuttle Publishing (first published 1989)
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S.N. Arly
While this is a decent introductory book, I don't think I'm cut out for Zen. I use several forms of meditation, sitting, standing, and walking, and none are as proscriptive as the methods described here. That said, if you're interested in Zen, this is probably a helful tool for you to decide if it's right for you. It's also a reasonably quick read.

I found thisbook to be a mix of useful information and dull passages that didn't add to my understanding. The writing is a bit wordy, which occasional
Another great one if you want to learn about meditation, being present and living life on your terms.
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