A revised edition of the classic little book, which has over 500,000 copies in print. New material and illustrations make the book even more accessible to readers who are interested in mindfulness, in seizing the moment, in staying steady in hard times.
While it seeks neither to define Zen nor answer its most famous koan (a riddle unanswerable by conventional thinking, in this case the sound of one hand clapping), this bestselling little book with 437,000 copies in print possesses a maverick Zen spirit that points to a different way of looking at the world.
With each page featuring a quote, phrase, story, koan, haiku, or poem, Zen Companion combines the feeling and format of a meditation book with 2,500 years of wisdom-from Lao-tzu and Groucho Marx, William Carlos Williams and The Little Prince, D. T. Suzuki and Walker Percy, the Buddha and the Bible, Einstein and Gertrude Stein.
- Author: David Schiller
- Publisher: Workman Publishing Company, 2021
- 372 pages, 6" x 4"
- ISBN: 9781523512454