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Grassroots Zen

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Published by Tuttle Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Zen Buddhism,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Doctrines,
  • Religion,
  • Spiritual life,
  • Buddhism - Zen,
  • Eastern - Zen,
  • Buddhism - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7930888M
ISBN 100804832439
ISBN 109780804832434

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Grassroots Zen works because the authors have tried it all and decided to work for a community of practice that is democratic and open, one that is unafraid to leave behind the shaved heads, the abbot's rules, and the roshi's robes. The book is organized around three basic categories: time, space, and /5(4). This guide offers an alternative for anyone who wants to practice Zen but finds it difficult to fit Zen practice into their everyday life. Based on 10th and 11th century Chinese community meditation practice, the book provides a thoughtful guide to Zen practice in the modern world.   Grassroots Zen is an enlightened, pragmatic guidebook that will deepen and enliven spiritual practice. Reviewed by Kristen Rabe May/June Disclosure: This article is not an endorsement, but a review. The author of this book provided free copies of the book to have their book reviewed by a professional reviewer.5/5. GRASSROOTS ZEN Perle Besserman, Author, Manfred B. Steger, Joint Author. Tuttle $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Buy this book Married university.

A study of how one Zen group returned to an ancient Chinese tradition of community meditation practice without a leader or hierarchy, this book also outlines an authentic, "grassroots" approach, urging people from all walks of life to come together in meditation and the study of dharma.   Grassroots Zen (Paperback) Community and Practice in the Twenty-First Century. By Perle Besserman, Manfred Steger. Monkfish Book Publishing, , pp. . Grassroots Zen envisions a socially engaged Buddhism where zazen is integrated each day with work, family, and social obligations. Though both authors have practiced traditional Zen for decades, here they eschew the militaristic, patriarchal tendencies of Zen in favor of "an egalitarian community of socially mobile members who place less. Envisions a socially engaged Buddhism where zazen is integrated each day with work, family, and social obligations.

Grassroots Rising is a passionate call to action for the global body politic, providing practical solutions for how to survive—and thrive—in catastrophic times. Author Ronnie Cummins aims to educate and inspire citizens worldwide to organize and become active participants in preventing ecological collapse. Title: Grassroots Zen: Community And Practice In The Twenty-first Century Format: Paperback Product dimensions: pages, X X in Shipping dimensions: pages, X X in Published: Publisher: Monkfish Book Publishing Language: English. Grassroots Zen envisions a socially engaged Buddhism where zazen is integrated each day with work, family, and social both authors have practiced traditional Zen for decades here they eschew the militaristic, patriarchal tendencies of Zen in favor of "an egalitarian community of socially mobile members who place less emphasis.   by Todd Ellis 11/14/ The No-Mind of Climbing For many years, starting in , I studied Zen at various Zen Centers in Dallas and Salt Lake City, as well as studying Dzogchen at monasteries in Nepal. Dzogchen, which is from Tibet, is essentially the same as Zen, it’s just usually served up with a lot Written: