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ZEN VOWS FOR DAILY LIFE

by Aitken, Robert

A poetic classic from a major figure of American Zen.

Zen Vows for Daily Life is a collection of gathas, vows in verse form for daily practice, similar to prayers or affirmations for use at home, at work, and in the meditation hall itself. Reciting these poetic vows can help us be fully present in each moment and each activity of our lives. These gathas serve as gentle reminders to return again and again to our highest aspirations, with acceptance, joy, and compassion—for ourselves and all beings. Zen Vows for Daily Life will be a steadfast companion in keeping the reader inspired and committed on their spiritual path.

Robert Aitken was one of the most prominent, influential and highly esteemed Zen masters of in the last fifty years. He was of seminal importance in shaping the expression of modern American Zen and, as one of the original founders of the Buddhist Peace Fellowship, was also a leading social activist advocating for social justice of all varieties. He is the author of numerous books on Zen Buddhism, including Zen Master Raven and Taking the Path of Zen. He died in 2010.

With a foreword by Thich Nhat Hanh

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