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This book has been the source of major transformation for me! It has provided the insight, the hope and the means to see where I was stuck...without being overwhelmed.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9781590306185
Author:
Tarrant, John
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications
Subject:
Zen
Subject:
Buddhism - Zen
Subject:
Koan
Subject:
Zen buddhism
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20081131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.6 x 5.5 x 0.6 in 0.5 lb

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Product details 192 pages Shambhala Publications - English 9781590306185 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Koans are carriers of important and optimistic messages. In this work, Tarrant opens each chapter with a koan--some are as brief as a few sentences, others as long as a page or two--then offers wonderful insights into its lessons about finding peace and joy in every moment.
"Synopsis" by , Bring Me the Rhinoceros is an unusual guide to happiness and a can opener for your thinking. For fifteen hundred years, Zen koans have been passed down through generations of masters, usually in private encounters between teacher and student. This book deftly retells more than a dozen traditional koans, which are partly paradoxical questions dangerous to your beliefs and partly treasure boxes of ancient wisdom. Koans show that you don’t have to impress people or change into an improved, more polished version of yourself. Instead you can find happiness by unbuilding, unmaking, throwing overboard, and generally subverting unhappiness. John Tarrant brings the heart of the koan tradition out into the open, reminding us that the old wisdom remains as vital as ever, a deep resource available to anyone in any place or time.
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