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A brilliant introduction to Zen philosophy as a tool for finding balance in modern life.,
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Like all the books of Thich Nhat Hahn, this book introduces Zen philosophy and the Zen concept of mindfulness using a lot of metaphors easily understandable by the layman.
This book has a particular emphasis on the fight against modern plagues such as stress, anxiety, depression and fear.
Although written by a world famous Zen master, this book is not about religion in general or buddhism in particular.
It is about using the spiritual and moral practices of Zen philosophy to help one find balance, calm, happiness, joy by practicing mindfulness, compassion, respect, virtue and wisdom, in regular modern life.
Although deeply spiritual, his book does not contain any bigotry or proselytism.
It is a wonderful book who brought me a deep sense of serenity, inner piece, and joy.
It is a wonderful, happy, warm, optimistic book.