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Audible presents "Zen: A Way of Living", an Audible Original. Om Swami's thoughts, in Om Swami's voice. In this series, Om Swami shares the essence of the Zen Living, combing the various branches of Zen and its associated techniques, to help the listener master the Zen way of life. There are 8 core episodes and 4 Bonus ones covering the following: Zazen, Wall-gazing, Osoji and many more to calm and center the mind while living in the world. Whether you are searching for peace, or have a desire to attain Satori (instant realization), or merely wish to increase your competence and effectiveness, the Zen perspective to daily living has all the answers. The wisdom shared in the series is drawn from Om Swami’s personal experience and rigorous practices. Disclaimer: This show is meant for Listener’s entertainment. The opinions expressed on this show are personal to the individuals appearing in the show, and not those of Audible. This show is not intended to outrage, insult, defame or wound or hurt any religion or the religious sentiments, belief or feelings of any person, entity, class or community or to denigrate any institution or person, living or dead. This show is not a substitute for a professional’s advice. Listener’s discretion is advised
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How to navigate through life's roller coaster

Swamiji's practical tips on how to deal with negativity that happens in everyone's life - is just the need of the hour. There are so many things beyond our control - how do we control our reactions to keep our own sanity and that of others around us. Zen is the way. Though the word sounds exotic, Swamiji breaks it down to implementable reality.

Thank you Swamiji. Delighted to find this treasure all over again after attending the retreat on Zen in Bangalore.

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A Must listen series

“A single flower blooms and throughout the world it’s spring. In Zen, the word flower often refers to the Buddha, who is said to have been born under flowers, to have become enlightened under flowers, to have transmitted the Dharma with a flower, and to have passed away under flowers.
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A master piece!

This is simply amazing! No one can explain Zen in such clarity and lucidity. The narrative is engrossing and entertaining. The practical tips given can easily be integrated into one’s life. I sincerely thank Swamiji for this classics! It’s invaluable! Thanks to Audible for bringing it to us!

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simple and practical

loved all the episodes. the content is very light and easy to practice.The bonus episodes of Q&A are very helpful and practical suggestions.

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recording is not great

I hear recording as cut n paste kind of audio..it's bit of irritating to hear even the concept is good...feels like the flow is getting interrupted n restarted

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he describes the postures of meditation

narrator is good and throws light on need of right posture in meditation.
awesome listen to it.

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Powerful Yet Simple

Swamiji has an effective way of communicating his message. He makes complicated concepts easy to understand. He interspersed his discourse and responses with anecdotes and funny incidents that .ake the listening highly engaging.

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Mind Blowing

it's really simplest and coolest way to meditation.Really very effective.
Thanks a lot Swami Ji .

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My sincere gratitude to swamiji.

Beautifully explained how being mindful changes the way of life. Loved this audio book.

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Om Swami makes credible points

I am writing this review after 1st hearing. I think one needs to hear more times to benefit more out of his discourses. there are too many aspects and as humans it is difficult to grasp all points, join all dots in first hearing. highly recommended for those who seek meaning in life.

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  • Ansar Om
  • 28-04-21

Excellent

A must for every seeker. Very deep insights. Also at a very reasonable price

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 30-05-21

A beautiful gem

This is another beautiful gem by Om Swami I was surprised to find on Audible! Well explained, vast in-depth details and nice touch with little stories and narrative. Thank you so much for putting it. 🙏