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Author Warner, Brad, author.

Title Letters to a dead friend about Zen / Brad Warner.

Publication Info. Novato, California : New World Library, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  294.3927 WAR    DUE 02-04-20
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Description 247 pages ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Carved into the universe -- Remembering Marky Moon -- Wild beast jerky -- Buddhisms : what they agree about -- Is Zen Buddhism a religion? -- Truth vs. Buddhism -- I'm just a Zen bozo -- Zazen isn't just the name of a sleeping tablet you can buy at truck stops -- The goal of having no goals -- The four no bull truths -- When you're dead you've got no self -- The center of a universe with no center -- Intuition -- The no bull eightfold path (sorry!) -- Your karma ran over my dogma (sorry!) -- Some koans you ought to know -- Emptiness -- Are drugs the gateway to Zen? -- He wasn't breathing -- What is Zen and what is just Asian culture -- Crazy wisdom is usually more crazy than wise -- Escape from the compound -- The whole shebang -- Marky's memorial.
Summary "An introduction to Zen Buddhism for general readers, written as a series of imaginary letters from the author to a deceased friend; covers basic Zen concepts such as rebirth, karma, and mindfulness, while also examining the ethical challenges of living a Buddhist life in the modern world"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Zen Buddhism -- Miscellanea.
Religious life -- Zen Buddhism -- Miscellanea.
Death -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism -- Miscellanea.
ISBN 9781608686018 (paperback)
1608686019 (paperback)
9781608686025 (ebook)

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