Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate [NOOK Book]

Overview

How does a real-life Zen master - not the preternaturally calm, cartoonish Zen masters depicted by mainstream culture - help others through hard times when he's dealing with pain of his own? How does he meditate when the world is crumbling around him? Is meditation a valid response or just another form of escapism? These are the questions Brad Warner ponders in Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate.

During a year that Warner spent giving ...
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Overview

How does a real-life Zen master - not the preternaturally calm, cartoonish Zen masters depicted by mainstream culture - help others through hard times when he's dealing with pain of his own? How does he meditate when the world is crumbling around him? Is meditation a valid response or just another form of escapism? These are the questions Brad Warner ponders in Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate.

During a year that Warner spent giving talks and leading retreats across North America, his mother and grandmother died, he lost his dream job, and his marriage fell apart. In writing about how he applied the Buddha's teachings to his own real-life suffering, Warner shatters expectations, revealing that Buddhism isn't some esoteric pie-in-the-sky ultimate solution but an exceptionally practical way to deal with whatever life dishes out.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781577318439
  • Publisher: New World Library
  • Publication date: 12/22/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 340,939
  • File size: 237 KB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2012

    Don't miss this one.

    I have to say that the title got to me first. But I think this is Brad's best book. It hits home about all those hard times we all experience.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 27, 2012

    Love Brad's Work!

    Love Brad's Work!

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