Most Intimate: A Zen Approach to Life's Challenges

Most Intimate: A Zen Approach to Life's Challenges

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ISBN-13: 9781590309742
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 03/11/2014
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,291,255
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

ROSHI PAT ENKYO O'HARA is a Soto priest and teacher in the Harada-Yasutani lineage of Zen Buddhism. She is abbot and founder of the Village Zendo in New York City. She serves as co-spiritual director of the Zen Peacemaker Order along with Tetsugen Bernard Glassman. She is also a former professor of interactive media at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She holds a doctorate in media ecology. A socially engaged Buddhist, she is a member of the White Plum Asanga and manages the Buddhist AIDS Network. This is her first book.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword by Roshi Joan Halifax
Introduction: What Is Zen?

1. Becoming Intimate with Yourself
2. Relationship: You and Me and the Spaces Between
3. Sex: Close, Closer, Closest
4. Living in the Suffering World: Lotus in the Fire
5. Anger: Harnessing the Energy
6. Healing: The Universal Medicine
7. Work: The One Who Is Not Busy
8. Death and Dying: Life and Death Are of Supreme Importance
9. Making Peace with Loss: Entering the Tiger’s Cave
10. Joy: Moment-to-Moment Possibility

Guide to Practice
Notes
About the Author

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