Untrain Your Parrot
- And Other No-nonsense Instructions on the Path of Zen
Beskrivelse: This book offers exercises, instructions, jokes, stories, pithy quotes, andmost of allencouragement to anyone interested in exploring Zen but who may find traditional presentations severe or intimidating. Hamilton writes with an easygoing, friendly style that invites readers of all backgrounds to sit down and give meditation a try. But dont be fooled by her puns and checkliststhis is serious Zen.Drawing on three decades of experience as a Zen practitioner and teacher, Hamilton explains how to meditate and how to maintain an ongoing practice. From there, in her clear, lighthearted, and humorous style, she moves right to the heart of Zen, showing us how we could move beyond our concepts, expectations, and emotional reactivity to touch the reality of our lived experience with openness and simplicity, thereby finding freedom.Untrain Your Parrot includes simple instructions to clarify and elucidate the basics:*;how to establish a beginning meditation practice*;how to develop physical, mental, and emotional awareness*;how to experience 'open' awarenessobserving one's practice while allowing for a sense of spaciousness with whatever occursFor more information on the author, Elizabeth Hamilton, go to www.zencentersandiego.org.
- kr. 189,95