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Grassroots zen : community and practice in the twenty-first century

Author: Manfred B Steger; Perle Besserman
Publisher: Rhinebeck, New York : Monkfish Book Publishing, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Revised, updated, and expanded editionView all editions and formats
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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 favour of "an egalitarian community of socially mobile members who place less emphasis upon transmission and hierarchy than on individual responsibility."  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Manfred B Steger; Perle Besserman
ISBN: 1939681693 9781939681690
OCLC Number: 959035783
Description: xxxvi, 189 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Time --
So Come, So Gone --
Don't Be Used by the Twenty-Four Hours --
Dwelling in Time --
Right Timing --
Just Killing Time --
Hard Times, Big Changes --
Trusting the Moment --
Beyond Time --
Space --
Wrong Views --
Right Views --
Containing Multitudes --
This Very Place --
Living with Limitations --
Sacred Space --
The Middle Way --
The Four Abodes --
Motion --
Emotion --
Spiritual Hunger --
Everything Just Is --
Striving and Persisting --
Our Best Season --
Forbearance --
Self-Improvement vs. Self-Realization --
Passion in Compassion --
Aspiration --
Home --
Family --
Health and Sickness --
Death.
Responsibility: Manfred Steger, Perle Besserman.

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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 favour of "an egalitarian community of socially mobile members who place less emphasis upon transmission and hierarchy than on individual responsibility." --Back cover.

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