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The Zen Teaching of Homeless Kodo Abandon Your Treasured Delusions And Hit The Road With One Of The Most Important Zen Masters Of Twentieth Century Japan.Eschewing The Entrapments Of Vanity, Power, And Money, Homeless Kodo Sawaki Roshi Refused To Accept A Permanent Position As A Temple Abbot, Despite Repeated Offers Instead, He Lived A Traveling, Homeless Life, Going From Temple To Temple, Student To Student, Teaching And Instructing And Never Allowing Himself To Stray From His Chosen Path He Is Responsible For Making Soto Zen Available To The Common People Outside Of Monasteries His Teachings Are Short, Sharp, And Powerful Always Clear, Often Funny, And Sometimes Uncomfortably Close To Home, They Jolt Us Into Awakening Kosho Uchiyama Expands And Explains His Teacher S Wisdom With His Commentary Trained In Western Philosophy, He Draws Parallels Between Zen Teachings And The Bible, Descartes, And Pascal Shohaku Okumura Has Also Added His Own Commentary, Grounding His Teachers Power And Sagacity For The Contemporary, Western Practitioner Experience The Timeless, Practical Wisdom Of Three Generations Of Zen Masters. Succinct yet powerful KODO SAWAKI Once someone asked me, I understand that when we do zazen, we manifest buddha, but when we don t do zazen, are we just ordinary deluded people Do you think that when you re stealing something, you re a thief, but when you aren t stealing, you aren t a thief You can eat rice to commit a robbery or to practice zazen Is it the same or different Even if a person steals only once, he s a thief even though we Without demanding give it to me we make and receive offerings The world in which we give and receive is a serene and beautiful world It differs from the world of scrambling for things It s vast and boundless Great introduction to zen thinking Its easy to read and I m sure I will come back to it many times in the future The book consists of a compilation of quotes by Kodo Sawaki the homeless Kodo which are then interpreted by his disciple Kodo Uchiyama If you are searching for a bette Without demanding give it to me we make and receive offerings The world in which we give and receive is a serene and beautiful world It differs from the world of scrambling for things It s vast and boundless Great introduction to zen thinking Its easy to read and I m sure I will come back to it many times in the future The book consists of a compilation of quotes by Kodo Sawaki the homeless Kodo which are then interpreted by his disciple Kodo Uchiyama If you are searching for a better way of understanding zen, this book is for you If you just want to feel inspired by a different way of thinking, this book is for you I ve read a couple of books on Zen Buddhism and this is by far my favorite so far The reason I am attracted to this philosophy is that it leads to a place where you stop comparing yourself to others and instead try to understand yourself as part of the universe All our th Thought it would bestories and anecdotes from the day to day lifestyle of homeless kodo but it was aa series of thoughts and opinions most of it common sense and plenty of it rather judgemental if you ask me Nevertheless, I found myself agreeing with lots of it and I enjoy the simple discussion of zen and mindfulness for its own sake In that sense, it was like listening to rather like minded people discussing a topic I am familiar with It was not what I expected, but it was a Thought it would bestories and anecdotes from the day to day lifestyle of homeless kodo but it was aa series of thoughts and opinions most of it common sense and plenty of it rather judgemental if you ask me Nevertheless, I found myself agreeing with lots of it and I enjoy the simple discussion of zen and mindfulne

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