100 Daily Practices from a Japanese Zen Monk for a Lifetime of Calm and Joy

Author: Harriet Lee-Merrion

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group (2019-04-02)

9780525505846

100 Daily Practices from a Japanese Zen Monk for a Lifetime of Calm and Joy ebook cover
Relax and find happiness amid the swirl of the modern world with this internationally bestselling guide to simplifying your life by a Japanese monk who embodies the wisdom of Zen.
In clear, practical, easily adopted lessons—one a day for 100 days—renowned Buddhist monk Shunmyo Masuno draws on centuries of wisdom to teach you to Zen your life. Discover how . . .
* lining up your shoes after you take them off can bring order to your mind;
* joining your hands together in gassho can soothe irritation and conflict;
* putting down your fork after every bite can help you feel more grateful for what you have;
* understanding the concept of ichi-go ichi-e can make everyday interactions more meaningful;
* immersing yourself in zazen can sweep the clutter from your mind;
* planting a flower and watching it grow can teach you to embrace change;
* practicing chisoku can help...