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Zen Howl

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Zen howl is the sound of our masks falling away, teaches Natalie Goldberg. When the masks we hide behind wither and die, there is immediate intimacy between ourselves and the world. This hint of intimacy of touching something out of reach is what ignites our longing to write and our desire to practice meditation.
Audio CD, 2 pages
Published April 1st 2003 by Sounds True
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Sep 16, 2012 rated it liked it
At first, I thought, oh...Then I just relaxed into the message and found it delightful. If you are interested in writing or teaching writing, this is a little gem.
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Jul 29, 2020 rated it liked it
It's okay. A female teacher has to decide whether to practice zen or be a teacher. Enjoy silence? Enjoy noise? A quick short read.
May 04, 2020 rated it really liked it
I always enjoy listening to Natalie. She makes me think more about my writing, and always cheers me up.

May 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
The book is very good. Good to read.

It's better not to read this book, but to listen, because of the voice of Nataly Goldberg - the author and amazing narrator (It is my opinion. It is possible, you don't like her stile of narration.)
Oct 09, 2008 rated it it was amazing
second listen on 15 september 2012 -- several bookmarks of worthy ideas. write.
May 30, 2015 rated it did not like it
Shelves: zen, mindfulness
Noisy mind vs enlightened mind. It talks about that struggle.
Feb 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
Anything by her is fantastic. Great for writers. Love Natalie. She studied with Ram Dass as well back in the day.
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Natalie Goldberg lived in Brooklyn until she was six, when her family moved out to Farmingdale, Long Island, where her father owned the bar the Aero Tavern. From a young age, Goldberg was mad for books and reading, and especially loved Carson McCullers's The Ballad of the Sad Cafe , which she read in ninth grade. She thinks that single book led her eventually to put pen to paper when she was twe ...more

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