Living the Zen Arts: Meditation, Marital Arts, Calligraphy, Flower-Arranging, The Art of Tea. Andy Baggott.

Living the Zen Arts: Meditation, Marital Arts, Calligraphy, Flower-Arranging, The Art of Tea

Godsfield Book. 8.5 x 11", 192 pp., fully illustrated in color, glossary, sources for quotations, index, boards, d.j., New York, 2005. Item #33783
ISBN: 184181265X

Contents:

  • Introduction: The Many Ways of Zen
  • Chapter 1: The History and Development of Zen
  • Chapter 2: Zen Principles
  • Chapter 3: Zen Meditation: Instructions for Sitting Like a Mountain, Zen Breathing, Zazen, Working with Koans, and Just Sitting.
  • Chapter 4: Zen and the Martial Arts: Exercises drawn from Aikido, Judo, Kendo, and Kyodo
  • Chapter 5: Shodo: Zen Calligraphy: Writing Haiku, painting, and other ways of combining creative arts and Zen practice;
  • Chapter 6: Kado: Zen Flower Arranging: Philosophy and step-by-step instructions
  • Chapter 7: Chado: The Zen Art of Tea: Instructions for a simple Zen tea ceremony.

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