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Zen Buddhism for Beginners Audiobook

Zen Buddhism for Beginners

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Publisher's Summary

Zen Buddhism is one school of Buddhism that arose from the Mahayana school of Buddhism. There are three main schools of Buddhism today, with several smaller schools that have adapted the principles and pathways of the major three.

Zen is the Japanese form of Ch'an Buddhism, which began in China and eventually spread to the island of Japan. As a form of Buddhism, you are asked to use seated meditation to reach enlightenment, as well as to follow six paramitas or principles to achieve an awakened state.

This is a book for beginners that explores various topics to help you decide if it is the right school of Buddhism for you to follow and gain enlightenment from.

In this book you will find:

  • The history of Buddhism
  • An understanding of Buddhism
  • How to practice Zen Buddhism
  • How to find a mentor
  • How to apply Zen to your daily life
  • Zen-approved meditations
  • A glossary of important terms

You are not promised to reach an awakening or Nirvana, but to understand more about the concept and the meditation it took the original Buddha to gain Buddhahood. Your path may be quick or slow to gaining Nirvana, but it is your journey - not one that anyone can provide for you - although, it is one masters can help you discover.

So what are you waiting for?

Take action right now, and download your copy today!

©2016 Davis Allen, LLC (P)2016 Davis Allen, LLC

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    "Great book about zen"

    It is good to read about Buddhism and feel a good change inside. This book information has been defined through many extracts to give you conceptual knowledge so that you can implement it and you would be able to judge the nature of your mind. For more description there are given 5 simplest keys to freedom from suffering.

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    "Inspiring book"

    The psychological therapy to the spiritual hardships and challenges can be made by the routine and continuous consultation and importantly, practice with the aid of this book. The book takes the easier way on a deeper but effective method discussed her.

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    "awesome book"

    I recently started getting interested in Buddhism, and this book was actually what I was looking for! I feel so inspired after listening to this book.

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    "Interesting book...."

    Information about the foundations of Buddhism and even about some techniques of meditation. I learned about the meaning of suffering and how to overcome suffering by changing my mind and heart. I got answers to many questions that were never explained in other books. I recommend a book for those who are interested in Buddhism and it is just beginning to study it. I put 4 stars, the book has few illustrations.

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    Gerlie Salve 23/06/2017
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    It is good to read about Buddhism and feel a good change inside. This book information has been defined through many extracts to give you conceptual knowledge so that you can implement it and you would be able to judge the nature of your mind. For more description there are given 5 simplest keys to freedom from suffering.

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    "Great book"

    I met a friend that practiced Buddism, so I wanted to find out a little bit more about it. Very informative for a beginners guide to the religion, good information without being overwhelming. I feel like I have a better understanding now

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    "Feeling good..."

    Buddhism is not a religion, it’s rather a philosophy and a certain lifestyle. Unconditional love this is what Buddhism all about. The book contains everyday examples and it's good for those who want to learn about the main principles and the theory behind. I definitely recommend it.

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    "Glad to listen this book...."

    Enclosed here was a really interesting take on how the ancient philosophies of Buddhism associate with daily life. Buddha was known to have achieved enlightenment, and this became the basis for this belief system. Learning about his own background, and how he developed his rationales let's the reader slowly begin to make similar conclusions. Very interesting read.

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    "Very informative book...."

    This is very informatic book, If you want to know the concept of Buddhism and understand the amazing way then this is the best book, everything is clearly and briefly explain. Very easy to read and it is very interesting book. I got answer of many questions which were never explained in other books. Inshort this book is a complete and brief teaching of Buddhism.

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    "I found meditation very important in life"

    With this audio book, I found meditation very important in life since my work is always on graveyard shift as a call center agent I got a lot of stress out of various clients and it makes me really stressed and exhausted good thing I found this audio book. I listen to this every break time. Great book.

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    "It helped me discover a lot about myself."

    I enjoyed listening to this book. it was direct and forward in its way of describing things. It was made very clear, to-the-point and easy to read. I would out a lot of thing about Buddhism like its history and practice. I really understood the meditation and concept of Buddhism and helped me discover a lot about myself.

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    "This audio book spoke straight to me"

    This audio book spoke straight to me, I really learn a lot from it.This book has accompanied me on my search for understanding on meditation and orientation in life. I found the practical guide in this audio book about meditating spot on and made me realize a refreshing view in life.

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  • Frank
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    "This religion is commonly known to Japanese people"

    This religion is commonly known to Japanese people. how did I know? because my deceased husband is a Japanese and this is his religion. I want to know about my husband's religion that's why I listened to this audio book. I was able to understand the principles of Zen Buddhism and I kinda like it. I really enjoyed listening to this audiobook.

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  • Pia Gonzaga
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    "It took me two times listening"

    It took me two times listening to this book and internalize the thing that I learn but its pretty worth it. to be honest, the only reason why I started listening to this audio book, is to know about meditation but my perspective has changed after listening to it as a whole. I learn a lot of their practice that is morally upright and I want to apply it to my daily life even if I'm not practicing Zen Buddhism.

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  • Stephanie
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    "My stress reliever"

    This Zen Buddhism audio book is definitely amazing when it comes to meditation it teaches the values of meditation to each individual. This audio book also emphasizes things about relaxing yourself from being so stressed in life. Try this audio book you will guys absolutely like it.

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  • Sheena
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    "Zen Buddhism Practices"

    I wanted to practice Buddhism but when we migrated to Japan, I stopped because I don't know if it existed in Japan. When I saw this audiobook about Zen Buddhism I got curious because it seems to be related to Buddhism and also practices in some places here in Japan. I am really glad I saw this audio book. Know I can continue my practice.

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  • Andy B.
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    "Audio book is better than the print version"
    What was one of the most memorable moments of Zen Buddhism for Beginners?

    When everytime I am listening to it, I feel excitement and gained a lot of knowledge.


    Any additional comments?

    I have no time to read books because I'm always busy. I practice Zen Buddhism but I stopped for a long time and I can recall some of the teachings as well. This audio book is perfect for me since I'm always busy. Now I can just listen to it and learn all about it while I'm having my short breaks or having my bath. It's a perfect opportunity to strengthen my faith again.

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  • Beautiful Sampaguita
    13/01/17
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    "I found it very amusing and great!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Zen Buddhism for Beginners to be better than the print version?

    Yes, I preferred listening than reading. Less hassle, and you can do other stuffs while listening.


    Any additional comments?

    I love listening to audio books. Zen Buddhism is the former religion my grandparents. My mom always tells us a story about it so I got interested in their practice. I was so glad when I saw that there is an available audio book about it. In the first 30 mins of listening. I didn't find it boring and I already learn a lot from it.

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  • Frieda Flannery
    13/01/17
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    "Maintain peace and satisfaction"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Zen Buddhism for Beginners to be better than the print version?

    Yes, because I am a very busy woman and I preferred listening than reading.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of Zen Buddhism for Beginners?

    One thing I love about Zen Buddhism is how they meditate and maintain their inner peace or enlightenment. I was new about this and the approach used in this audio book is perfect for a beginner me. It started from the history way up to the importance and applications in daily life. I find listening to this audiobook enjoyable.


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