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zen seeds

Aug 06, 2019 | ISBN 9780834842366

From a living treasure of Japanese Zen, an inspiring collection of teachings about the power of Buddhist practice to help you transform suffering and touch the marrow of your life.

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Aug 06, 2019 | ISBN 9781611807325 | 5-1/4 x 8-1/4 –> | ISBN 9781611807325 –> Buy

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In this sparkling collection of teachings, Japanese Zen master Shundo Aoyama Roshi offers an entry to the authentic practice of Zen Buddhism. Or, rather, she offers a myriad of entries—for Zen Seeds, as its title suggests, is comprised of brief chapters meant to plant seeds of wisdom and compassion in readers. Ranging from classical Zen sources, such as the teachings of Dogen and the encounter stories of the koans, to anecdotes from Aoyama’s fascinating life and from those of her many students, the book paints a profoundly compelling portrait of the transformative possibilities of Zen. A pioneering female leader in the Soto Zen school, Aoyama Roshi demonstrates the power of practice for anyone seeking to lead a life of greater conviction and spiritual nourishment.

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Zen seeds

"This book is a rich brocade with the silk of Aoyama Roshi’s enlightenment throughout. A dharma treasure for the ages." —Joan Halifax, author of Being with Dying and Standing at the Edge

"Each of these seeds reminds us of the sacredness of our world and inspires us toward living in awareness. Aoyama Roshi writes with the grace, clarity, and depth that arises from a truly wise and awake heart." —Tara Brach, author of Radical Acceptance and True Refuge

In this sparkling collection of teachings, Japanese Zen master Shundo Aoyama Roshi offers an entry to the authentic practice of Zen Buddhism. Or, rather, she offers a myriad of entries—for Zen Seeds, as its title suggests, is comprised of brief chapters meant to plant seeds of wisdom and compassion in readers. Ranging from classical Zen sources, such as the teachings of Dogen and the encounter stories of the koans, to anecdotes from Aoyama’s fascinating life and from those of her many students, the book paints a profoundly compelling portrait of the transformative possibilities of Zen. A pioneering female leader in the Soto Zen school, Aoyama Roshi demonstrates the power of practice for anyone seeking to lead a life of greater conviction and spiritual nourishment.