The Zen of seeing

seeing, drawing as meditation

Author: Frederick Franck

Publisher: Not Avail


Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 130

View: 4742


The awakened eye

a companion volume to The Zen of seeing, seeing/drawing as meditation

Author: Frederick Franck

Publisher: Random House


Category: Art

Page: 147

View: 3688


Zen und die Kunst, ein Motorrad zu warten


Author: Robert M. Pirsig

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104028486

Category: Fiction

Page: 448

View: 6424

»Dieses Buch bietet eine andere, ernsthaftere Alternative zum materiellen Erfolg an. Das heißt, es ist eigentlich weniger eine Alternative als viel-mehr eine Ausweitung der Bedeutung von ›Erfolg‹ auf etwas Größeres als das bloße Bemühen, eine gute Stellung zu finden und sich nichts zuschulden kommen zu lassen. Und auch etwas Größeres als bloße Freiheit. Es setzt ein positives Ziel, auf das man hinarbeiten kann, das einen aber nicht einengt. Das, so scheint mir, ist der Hauptgrund für den Erfolg des Buches. Es traf sich, daß die ganze Kultur genau nach dem auf der Suche war, was dieses Buch anzubieten hat.« Robert M. Pirsig

Wie ich die entscheidenden 10% glücklicher wurde

Meditation für Skeptiker

Author: Dan Harris

Publisher: Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag

ISBN: 3423428767

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 320

View: 7172

Ein ehrliches Versprechen Als Dan Harris während der Moderation von »Good Morning America« vor laufender Kamera eine Panikattacke erleidet, ist ihm klar, dass er etwas ändern muss. Zeit seines Lebens ein Skeptiker, lässt er sich auf eine Interviewserie mit bedeutenden spirituellen Lehrern ein: Eckart Tolle, Deepak Chopra, Mark Epstein, Joseph Goldstein, Jon Kabat-Zinn, dem Dalai Lama und Sharon Salzberg. Dabei erfährt er einiges über Achtsamkeit. Harris erkennt, dass er die Stimme in seinem Kopf besiegen muss, die ihn immer mehr unter Stress setzt. Und heute weiß er: Durchatmen und Innehalten kann wirklich helfen.

Schreiben in Cafés

Author: Natalie Goldberg,Kerstin Winter

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783866710603


Page: 199

View: 2385


The Zen Drawing Pack

The Art of Thoughtful Drawing

Author: Michelle Dujardin

Publisher: Race Point Pub

ISBN: 1631060066

Category: Art

Page: 208

View: 3351

Enjoy the experience of drawing, finding inspiration, and connecting to the world around you.


Author: Keizan,Guido Keller

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 3936018081


Page: 283

View: 7906


The Zen of Creativity

Cultivating Your Artistic Life

Author: John Daido Loori

Publisher: Ballantine Books

ISBN: 0307417557

Category: Self-Help

Page: 272

View: 4160

For many of us, the return of Zen conjures up images of rock gardens and gently flowing waterfalls. We think of mindfulness and meditation, immersion in a state of being where meaning is found through simplicity. Zen lore has been absorbed by Western practitioners and pop culture alike, yet there is a specific area of this ancient tradition that hasn’t been fully explored in the West. Now, in The Zen of Creativity, American Zen master John Daido Loori presents a book that taps the principles of the Zen arts and aesthetic as a means to unlock creativity and find freedom in the various dimensions of our existence. Loori dissolves the barriers between art and spirituality, opening up the possibility of meeting life with spontaneity, grace, and peace. Zen Buddhism is steeped in the arts. In spiritual ways, calligraphy, poetry, painting, the tea ceremony, and flower arranging can point us toward our essential, boundless nature. Brilliantly interpreting the teachings of the artless arts, Loori illuminates various elements that awaken our creativity, among them still point, the center of each moment that focuses on the tranquility within; simplicity, in which the creative process is uncluttered and unlimited, like a cloudless sky; spontaneity, a way to navigate through life without preconceptions, with a freshness in which everything becomes new; mystery, a sense of trust in the unknown; creative feedback, the systematic use of an audience to receive noncritical input about our art; art koans, exercises based on paradoxical questions that can be resolved only through artistic expression. Loori shows how these elements interpenetrate and function not only in art, but in all our endeavors. Beautifully illustrated and punctuated with poems and reflections from Loori’s own spiritual journey, The Zen of Creativity presents a multilayered, bottomless source of insight into our creativity. Appealing equally to spiritual seekers, artists, and veteran Buddhist practitioners, this book is perfect for those wishing to discover new means of self-awareness and expression—and to restore equanimity and freedom amid the vicissitudes of our lives. From the Hardcover edition.

Messenger of the Heart

The Book of Angelus Silesius with Observations by the Ancient Zen Masters

Author: Angelus Silesius,Frederick Franck

Publisher: World Wisdom, Inc

ISBN: 0941532704

Category: Religion

Page: 143

View: 6950

"Johannes Scheffler assumed the name Angelus Silesius on his leaving the Lutheran church to become a Catholic. He became enmeshed in the bitter controversies of post-Reformation Europe. Soon after his death, however, his masterpiece was claimed by Protestants and Catholics alike as their mystical classic." "Frederick Franck shows the poets macro-ecumenical significance in the essay that introduces his translation of these verses, and by adding a "running commentary" of sayings by the ancient Japanese and Chinese masters, with whom this Christian mystic shows a remarkable affinity."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Ohne Worte - ohne Schweigen

101 Zen-Geschichten und andere Zen-Texte aus vier Jahrtausenden

Author: Paul Reps

Publisher: O.W. Barth

ISBN: 9783426291627


Page: 206

View: 9414


The Zen Arts

An Anthropological Study of the Culture of Aesthetic Form in Japan

Author: Rupert Cox

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136855580

Category: Philosophy

Page: 296

View: 8306

The tea ceremony and the martial arts are intimately linked in the popular and historical imagination with Zen Buddhism, and Japanese culture. They are commonly interpreted as religio-aesthetic pursuits which express core spiritual values through bodily gesture and the creation of highly valued objects. Ideally, the experience of practising the Zen arts culminates in enlightenment. This book challenges that long-held view and proposes that the Zen arts should be understood as part of a literary and visual history of representing Japanese culture through the arts. Cox argues that these texts and images emerged fully as systems for representing the arts during the modern period, produced within Japan as a form of cultural nationalism and outside Japan as part of an orientalist discourse. Practitioners' experiences are in fact rarely referred to in terms of Zen or art, but instead are spatially and socially grounded. Combining anthropological description with historical criticism, Cox shows that the Zen arts are best understood in terms of a dynamic relationship between an aesthetic discourse on art and culture and the social and embodied experiences of those who participate in them.

The Buddha Eye

An Anthology of the Kyoto School and Its Contemporaries

Author: Frederick Franck

Publisher: World Wisdom, Inc

ISBN: 9780941532594

Category: Religion

Page: 256

View: 8941

Contains essays by many of the most important twentieth century Japanese philosophers, offering challenging and illumination insights into the nature of Reality as understood by the school of Zen.

Zen und die Kunst, sich zu verlieben

Author: Brenda Shoshanna

Publisher: Knaur MensSana eBook

ISBN: 3426411504

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 288

View: 2255

Zen und Liebe gehören zusammen. Dieser unkonventionelle Liebesratgeber ist zugleich eine Einführung in die Zen-Meditation. Brenda Shoshanna bietet eine Fülle von Möglichkeiten an, mit den üblichen »Beziehungsproblemen« umzugehen und so einen völlig neuen Blick auf die Liebe zu entwickeln. Sie zeigt, dass Verliebtsein im Grunde der natürliche Zustand des Menschen ist – und Zen der einfachste und klarste Weg, dieses Glücksgefühl immer wieder in sich wachzurufen.


the timeless myth of "Everyman" reborn

Author: Frederick Franck,Elckerlijc

Publisher: Doubleday Books

ISBN: 9780385143578

Category: Drama

Page: 187

View: 7446