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Zen: The Art of Simple Living

Written by: Shunmyo Masuno
Narrated by: Adam Sims
Length: 2 hrs and 37 mins
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Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents the audiobook edition of Zen by Shunmyo Masuno. 

Relax and find happiness amid the swirl of the modern world with this internationally best-selling guide to simplifying your life by a Japanese monk who embodies the wisdom of Zen.

Drawing on centuries of wisdom, renowned Zen Buddhist priest Shunmyo Masuno applies the essence of Zen to modern life in clear, practical, easily adopted lessons - one a day for 100 days. 

Discover how:

  • Lining up your shoes after you take them off can bring order to your life
  • Putting down your fork after every bite can help you feel more grateful for what you have
  • Spending time barefoot can strengthen your body
  • Planting a flower and watching it grow can teach you to embrace change
  • Going outside to watch the sunset can make every day feel celebratory

In Zen: The Art of Simple Living, you will learn to find happiness not by seeking out extraordinary experiences but by making small changes - to what you do, how you think, how you interact with others and how you appreciate the present moment. With each task, you will open yourself up to a renewed sense of peace and inner calm.

©2019 Shunmyo Masuno (P)2019 Penguin Books Ltd

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Loved it!

The entire experience of listening to this book and what it has to say is very calming and relaxing.. Filled with so many tools to tackle everyday life.

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Good insight to Zen

Great insight into the philosophy of Zen. It's divided into 100 chapters of a couple of minutes at max. Each chapter covers one aspect of Zen.

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Therapeutic

This book is div4into 100 odd chpters each chapter talking about one small change that you could make in your dailt life towards a more peaceful and fulfilled living. The narrator does 100 percent justice to bringing out the true essence of zen.
highly highly recomend :)

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amazing see through into our life<br />

a very good listening experience to see who we are and what should we do and become.

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Guide to understand and live a good life

A must read if you wish to live disciplined, meaningful, happy and satisfying life. It's an easy reference style book. It's short and sweet. It's simple and easy to practice.

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Absolute gem

Refereshing, uplifting and enlightening. A book for every household. Easily digestible and perfect for picking up when feeling a little blue or anxious. A great reminder of the profound beauty in the simple things in life. Thank you

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