Try an Audible book on us

Publisher's Summary

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
©2020 Audible Singapore Private Limited (P)2020 Audible Singapore Private Limited

What listeners say about Zen: A Way of Living

Average Customer Ratings
Overall
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    68
  • 4 Stars
    12
  • 3 Stars
    1
  • 2 Stars
    1
  • 1 Stars
    4
Performance
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    57
  • 4 Stars
    11
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    2
Story
  • 4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars
    58
  • 4 Stars
    10
  • 3 Stars
    2
  • 2 Stars
    0
  • 1 Stars
    1

Reviews - Please select the tabs below to change the source of reviews.

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

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.

5 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

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.
Os.me

3 people found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

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!

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

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.

1 person found this helpful

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

My sincere gratitude to swamiji.

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

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars

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.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

A very very very easy way of life... thanks Om

most memorable one...I loved it...loved it my way...Nice narrated by Om swami ji...only for inner peace because there is no outer...

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Best book to listen in this pandemic

Om Swamiji has narrated the Zen philosophy very well in this audio book. The example used can be easily relatable with our daily lives and one should really listen to this audio book.
There are lots of problems in our lives for some we can do something and for some we can't do anything
practice of mindfulness help us to find peace where we can't do anything and I believe in today's world everyone need to understand this philosophy of let it be.
Let's Nature or time decide what need to be done.
A big thanks to Om Swamiji for this collection of his thoughts to do his part in helping others.
I will surely recommend this book if you struggle with your thoughts and challenges in your life.

  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars

Wonder Book

The most wonder-full and life-changing book I have found so far.
Thank you om Swamiji, and Audible.

  • Overall
    3 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    3 out of 5 stars

ok read

it definitely answers some questions. but not in a really good depth.but feels like its incomplete

Sort by:
Filter by:
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars
  • almid12
  • 28-04-21

Excellent

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