Zen Your Work: Create Your Ideal Work …

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Zen and the Art of Local History by Carol Kammen

Zen and the Art of Local History (American Association for State and Local History) by Carol Kammen, Bob Beatty
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Overview: Zen and the Art of Local History is an engaging, interactive conversation that conveys the exciting nature of local history.

Divided into six major themes:
• Being a Local Historian
• Topics and Sources
• Staying Relevant
• Getting it Right
• Writing History
• History Organizations

the book covers the scope and breadth of local history. Each chapter features one of Carol Kammen’s memorable editorials from History News.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness [Audiobook]

Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness [Audiobook]

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Living Zen Remindfully by James H. Austin

Living Zen Remindfully: Retraining Subconscious Awareness by James H. Austin
Requirements: .MP3 reader, 232 MB
Overview: A seasoned Zen practitioner and neurologist looks more deeply at mindfulness, connecting it to our subconscious and to memory and creativity.
This is a book for listeners who want to probe more deeply into mindfulness. It goes beyond the casual, once-in-a-while meditation in popular culture, grounding mindfulness in daily practice, Zen teachings, and recent research in neuroscience.
Austin shows that mindfulness can mean more than our being conscious of the immediate "now." It can extend into the subconscious, where most of our brain’s activities take place, invisibly. Austin suggests ways that long-term meditative training helps cultivate the hidden, affirmative resource of our unconscious memory. "Remindfulness", as Austin terms it, can help us to adapt more effectively and to live more authentic lives.
Austin discusses different types of meditation, meditation and problem-solving, and the meaning of enlightenment. He addresses egocentrism (self-centeredness) and allocentrism (other-centeredness), and the blending of focal and global attention. He explains the remarkable processes that encode, store, and retrieve our memories, focusing on the covert, helpful remindful processes incubating at subconscious levels. And he considers the illuminating confluence of Zen, clinical neurology, and neuroscience. Finally, he describes an everyday life of "living Zen", drawing on the poetry of Basho, the seventeenth-century haiku master.
Genre: Audiobooks > Non-Fiction

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Zen Masters by Steven Heine, Dale Wright

Zen Masters by Steven Heine , Dale Wright
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Overview: Extending their successful series of collections on Zen Buddhism, Heine and Wright present a fifth volume, on what may be the most important topic of all – Zen Masters. Following two volumes on Zen literature (Zen Classics and The Zen Canon) and two volumes on Zen practice (The Koan and Zen Ritual) they now propose a volume on the most significant product of the Zen tradition – the Zen masters who have made this kind of Buddhism the most renowned in the world by emphasizing the role of eminent spiritual leaders and their function in establishing centers, forging lineages, and creating literature and art. Zen masters in China, and later in Korea and Japan, were among the cultural leaders of their times. Stories about their comportment and powers circulated widely throughout East Asia. In this volume ten leading Zen scholars focus on the image of the Zen master as it has been projected over the last millennium by the classic literature of this tradition. Each chapter looks at a single prominent master. Authors assess the master’s personality and charisma, his reported behavior and comportment, his relationships with teachers, rivals and disciplines, lines of transmission, primary teachings, the practices he emphasized, sayings and catch-phrases associated with him, his historical and social context, representations and icons, and enduring influences.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs > Religious Leader Biographies

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Zen Masters by Steven Heine , Dale Wright

Zen Masters by Steven Heine , Dale Wright
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Overview: Extending their successful series of collections on Zen Buddhism, Heine and Wright present a fifth volume, on what may be the most important topic of all – Zen Masters. Following two volumes on Zen literature (Zen Classics and The Zen Canon) and two volumes on Zen practice (The Koan and Zen Ritual) they now propose a volume on the most significant product of the Zen tradition – the Zen masters who have made this kind of Buddhism the most renowned in the world by emphasizing the role of eminent spiritual leaders and their function in establishing centers, forging lineages, and creating literature and art. Zen masters in China, and later in Korea and Japan, were among the cultural leaders of their times. Stories about their comportment and powers circulated widely throughout East Asia. In this volume ten leading Zen scholars focus on the image of the Zen master as it has been projected over the last millennium by the classic literature of this tradition. Each chapter looks at a single prominent master. Authors assess the master’s personality and charisma, his reported behavior and comportment, his relationships with teachers, rivals and disciplines, lines of transmission, primary teachings, the practices he emphasized, sayings and catch-phrases associated with him, his historical and social context, representations and icons, and enduring influences.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs > Religious Leader Biographies

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Zen-Brain Reflections


Zen-Brain Reflections
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The Zen Koan as a Means of Attaining Enlightenment


The Zen Koan as a Means of Attaining Enlightenment
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Shunryu Suzuki – Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

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Shunryu Suzuki – Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind

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Cold Mountain Poems: Zen Poems of Han Shan, Shih Te, and Wang…


Cold Mountain Poems: Zen Poems of Han Shan, Shih Te, and Wang Fan-chih (Shambhala Library)
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A Zen Wave: Basho’s Haiku and Zen through Robert Aitken

A Zen Wave: Basho’s Haiku and Zen through Robert Aitken
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Overview: Zen Buddhism distinguishes itself through sensible flashes of perception and its terseness of expression. The haiku verse shape is a wonderful method of finding out Zen modes of concept and expression, for its seventeen syllables impose a rigorous limitation that confines the poet to necessary enjoy. Here haiku through Bashõ are translated through Robert Aitken, with remark that gives a brand new and a long way deeper figuring out of Bashõ’s paintings than ever prior to.
In presenting issues from the haiku and from Zen literature that open the doorways each to the poems and to Zen itself, Aitken has produced the primary e book concerning the dating between Zen and haiku. His readers are sure to seek out it priceless for the exceptional revelations it gives.
Genre: Non-Fiction – Faith, Philosophy, Religion, Spirituality –

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Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth About Reality

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