Charlotte Joko Beck, who passed away in 2011, was the founder and former head teacher at the Zen Center in San Diego.
Ever since I decided to seek ¨enlightment¨, everything I've read was about transcending and avoiding emotions, feelings and thoughts. Read morePublished 1 day ago by ricardo castano
Charlotte's writing is very approachable for those of us who are intimidated/bored by traditional Zen writings. Read morePublished 11 days ago by Kate
Author and book great! Item arrived with dirty edges smelling like moth balls.Published 1 month ago by bsmsw
This is an incredible book, but you must have a sense of what Zen is in order to fully appreciate this book. She explains things very clearly. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
Not for the non-Buddhist. It is a nice look into Zen Buddhist teachings, but it talks constantly about "the practice" or other Buddhist references without explaining them... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Calikahuna
I'm not a serious student of Zen, but a friend of mine is, and I bought this at his recommendation. Charlotte Joko Beck conveys a brilliantly sharp and stark perception of what we... Read morePublished 5 months ago by madaboutmusic