"Book Synopsis Live mindfully through Zen Buddhism What is Zen? Are there different types? How can you make it part of everyday life? No-Nonsense Zen for Beginners offers an easy starting point to living more intentionally through Zen. Starting with the basics-like what Zen is and how it spread across the globe-experienced Zen instructor Jason Quinn teaches and explores how anyone can use it to live a life filled with more clarity, love, and compassion. Go beyond other meditation books with: A four-part approach-Take things one step at a time as you learn about the history of Zen, important concepts, core teachings, and essential practices. Straightforward QandA-Understand the basics of Zen with a simple format that breaks information down into easy, digestible questions and answers. Everyday Zen-Find stories and guidance that show how the principles of Zen can help bring peace in day-to-day life. Learn to live more intentionally through Zen thanks to this no-nonsense guide. Review Quotes ""No-Nonsense Zen for Beginners is useful for beginners and experienced practitioners alike. Jason Quinn breathes new life into ancient Buddhist teachings with relatable stories of how this timeless wisdom may apply to our everyday lives. Refreshing and down-to-earth, this book is the perfect place to start for anyone interested in an overview of practicing Zen."" --Jane Dobisz, author of One Hundred Days of Solitude ""Definitely the most accessible primer on the practicalities and basics of Zen I've ever read. Great for a beginner sticking their toe in; just as great for the seasoned practitioner who wants a wonderful review."" --Colin Beavan, senior dharma teacher and author of How To Be Alive: A Guide To The Kind of Happiness That Helps The World ""Every generation needs a few good basic introductions to the Zen way. No-Nonsense Zen for Beginners is a clear, inviting, introduction to Zen perfect for this moment. It really is no-nonsense. It hits the basics in a very straightforward and clear way. At the same time, it invites us into the mysterious and wonderful. Jason Quinn is a perfect person to write this book--a Zen teacher standing in Zen's ancient lineages, he has deep experience both as a monastic and a householder practitioner. I rmend this book."" --James Ishmael Ford, author of Introduction to Zen Koans: Learning the Language of Dragons"
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