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Nothing Holy about It

The Zen of Being Just Who You Are
  • By Tim Burkett
  • Foreword by Norman Fischer
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Zen teachings--infused with elements of memoir--by a popular modern teacher who "grew up" at the feet of two of the great figures who brought Zen to America, Shunryu Suzuki and Dainin Katagiri. He employs his reminiscences of those two great masters as teaching anecdotes.
Tim Burkett was twenty when he met Suzuki Roshi, and it was love at first sight. He immediately quit pursuing the career in law to which his illustrious family of jurists inclined him, and became a serious Zen student. He went on to become a licensed psychotherapist and then followed Katagiri Roshi to Minneapolis to become a founder of the Zen scene there. He never left. Now that he's himself a revered Zen teacher, he's decided to articulate his own view of Zen. He structures the teaching according to five not-necessarily sequential levels on the road to enlightenment: (1) commitment to the path, (2) studying the self, (3) cultivating compassion and equanimity, (4) perseverance, and (5) emptiness. This is an introduction to Zen teaching that reads like an intriguing memoir, as the author discovers the teaching in the people, places, and experiences he encounters in the course of his practice.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9781611801941
    • Manufacturer: Shambhala
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9781611801941
    • Publication Date: 04/01/2015
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Tim Burkett
    • Page Count: 256
    • Width: 5.50 inches
    • Height: 0.90 inches
    • Length: 8.40 inches
    • Weight: 0.81 pounds
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