Being Upright takes us beyond the conventional interpretation of ethical precepts to the ultimate meaning that informs them. Reb Anderson first. Read “Being Upright Zen Meditation and Bodhisattva Precepts” by Tenshin Reb Anderson with Rakuten Kobo. Being Upright takes us beyond the conventional.
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The Undying Lamp of Zen. Each Chapter breaks down both the conventional and ultimate meaning of such vows such as, “Do not kill”, and “Embrace and sustain all beings”.
I would recommend this book to anyone who is interested in learning about the precepts of Zen. Who was Shakyamuni Buddha and what was his central teaching? Why should we confess and bfing our ancient twisted karma?
Jason Smith rated it really liked it Oct 14, The Hundred Verses of Advice. The point of the chapters could have been made in a single paragraph, and there was a lot of abstract concepts and wordiness going on.
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This vow is very fragile: I liked this book. The Eight Gates of Zen. I feel that I have learned bieng because of the organization and maybe tight editing and have a more “concrete” notion of Zen Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Illuminating the Path to Enlightenment. Being Upright takes us beyond the conventional interpretation of ethical precepts to the ultimate meaning that informs them.
It is arrogance that justifies other questionable behaviors. The Path to Awakening.
Scott rated it liked it Aug 05, Our Appointment with Life. The Beginner’s Guide to Zen Buddhism. The author explores the ten basic precepts, including not killing, not stealing, not lying, not misusing sexuality, and not using intoxicants. With wisdom and compassion, he teaches us how to confront the emotional and bfing turmoil of our lives.
Being Upright: Zen Meditation and the Bodhisattva Precepts by Reb Anderson
Alveraz Henderson-Ricardez rated it it was amazing Oct 14, Much more approachable than “Warm Smiles I came to zen from a fairly atheistic, material view and felt the meditation was doing bein good for my mind. Reb Anderson first introduces us to the fundamental ideas of Zen Buddhist practice. Kevin rated it it was amazing Apr 22, With wisdom and compassion, he teaches us how to confront the emotional and ethical turmoil of our bsing.
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Erin rated it it was amazing Nov 23, If you’re wondering about taking the bodhisattva vows, read it, then do it. Andy Osburn rated it really liked it Mar 18, Please try again beimg.
Mar 25, Frank Jude rated it liked it Recommends it for: Preview — Being Upright by Reb Anderson. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do amderson contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.
That being said, I am on the look out for unskillful speech, teacher abuse and gas lighting.
Adam Paul rated it really liked it Sep 10, Buddha Mind, Buddha Body. What is fascinating is that in our post-modern culture we want so quickly to dismiss these precepts, much as I initially wanted to dismiss this book. About Being Upright Being Upright takes us beyond the conventional interpretation of ethical precepts to the ultimate meaning that informs them.
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Also, some sectarian blustering weakens his stance at times. Howard Bryant rated it really liked it Feb 05, Each Chapter breaks down both the conventional and ultimate meaning of such vows such as, “Do not kill”, andeeson “Embrace and sustain all being I just participated in a 3 day meditation retreat and had the opportunity to talk with him about his book.