Autumn Light: My Fifty Years in Zen

Autumn Light: My Fifty Years in Zen

by Edwina Norton


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Autumn Light: My Fifty Years in Zen is one woman’s witness to the half-century when Zen Buddhism took root in the West. Told in the intimate voice of a dharma friend, Autumn Light weaves Norton’s life experiences with the Zen teachings and practice that sustained her through many life challenges.

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ISBN-13: 9780761872078
Publisher: Hamilton Books
Publication date: 05/22/2020
Pages: 162
Product dimensions: 6.11(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Edwina Norton is a painter, published poet, and peace activist. She holds B.A. and M.A. degrees, taught English in community college, and had a long career in organizational development. Now an ordained Zen priest, she mentors Zen students in the Red Cedar Zen Community.

Table of Contents

Author’s Notes
Bibliographic Citations
Chapter 1. The Journey Begins
Chapter 2. A Family Tragedy
Chapter 3. A New Life
Chapter 4. Abundant Inspiration
Chapter 5. Maturing Practice
Chapter 6. Autumn Light
Chapter 7. Tassajara
Chapter 8. Learning the Ropes
Chapter 9. Full Immersion
Chapter 10. Community as Mirror
Chapter 11. The Mirror Cracks
Chapter 12. Sangha Encounters
Chapter 13. Rope’s End
Chapter 14. Save the Body
Chapter 15. Study the Self
Chapter 16. Fifty Years in Zen

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