The Resource About peace, Scott Shaw, (electronic resource)

About peace, Scott Shaw, (electronic resource)

Label
About peace
Title
About peace
Statement of responsibility
Scott Shaw
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Language
eng
Summary
These are Zen meditations for modern times - cold comfort, maybe, for some of us who might want platitudes and the promise of peacefulness being handed to us on a silver platter. Because, as Shaw points out, conflict is a part of life. Zen Buddhism was even founded in conflict. No one can give anyone else peace. Peace comes to those who seek it - in the moment and for the moment only. The pace of lives continues to accelerate, though, with more and more demands being placed on us by both others and ourselves. This collection, aimed at gaining inner peace, is wonderfully suited to the breakneck pace of our lives today. The future is too full of work, laundry, family, and other commitments - not to mention the unknown. The past is gone. There's no time like the present to make like the eye of the hurricane and choose to be at peace with ourselves. The 108 meditations in this book offer a very contemporary respite from internal and external conflict. Their number and their form, however, is steeped in tradition. One-hundred-and-eight is a sacred number in Buddhism, where there is also the tradition of meditating with malas - strung beads, which come in multiples of nine - 27, 56, or 108. Their form follows Buddhist tradition as well - they're modern koans, or riddles to ponder, and dharma stories
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1958-
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Shaw, Scott
Dewey number
204/.35
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Peace of mind
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Target audience
adult
Label
About peace, Scott Shaw, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11771110
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Publication
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multicolored
Control code
MWT11771110
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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MWT11771110
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remote
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11771110
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
About peace, Scott Shaw, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11771110
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11771110
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11771110
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11771110
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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