From Publishers Weekly
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I have read a few books on the precepts and this one is my favorite. It helped me prepare for my precepts ceremony and now my local sangha and I are using it as part of a precepts... Read morePublished 2 months ago by J.R.
A primer for navigating the precepts. I've read it twice and continue to refer to it.Published 2 months ago by Hannah Sullivan
The author does a great job of allowing the reader to get a 360 degree perspective of the bodhisattva precepts. Read morePublished 12 months ago by George Haskoor
This is a good book. Anderson is an excellent teacher. All his points are solid and he provides narratives that are to the point. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Joe
I was a little surprised that my therapist recommended this book, but after reading it, I understand why, which I won't bore you with. Read morePublished 19 months ago by J. M. Skalnik
This book was recommended to me by a local Zen priest because of my Zen practice and questioning of how to live in a Zen manner. "Being Upright" did not disappoint. Read morePublished on August 27, 2012 by John R. Gigliotti
Very thoughtful and non-dogmatic discussion of Buddhist ethics, well-illustrated with examples. Flexible and kind. One of my favorite books by a contemporary American zen masterPublished on May 3, 2012 by Kathryn Penobscott