Finding Zen in the Ordinary

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Pub Date 26 Feb 2021 | Archive Date 22 Sep 2020
John Hunt Publishing Ltd, https://www.johnhuntpublishing.com/mantra-books/

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Finding Zen in the Ordinary offers honest and thought-provoking spiritual insights drawn from daily-life experiences. The book includes forty-eight brief stories, prose poems, dialogues between Zen student and teacher, and reflections on moments of spiritual awakening.

Written by Zen priest and teacher Christopher Keevil, this book presents readers with the chance to reflect on their own moments of spiritual insight and engenders in the reader an experience of clarity and presence.

Finding Zen in the Ordinary offers honest and thought-provoking spiritual insights drawn from daily-life experiences. The book includes forty-eight brief stories, prose poems, dialogues between Zen...


A Note From the Publisher

Christopher Keevil is an ordained Zen priest and senior dharma teacher in the Single Flower Sangha. He has been practicing Zen since 1991 and teaching since 1998 in the lineage of his teacher, Zen Master Bo Mun (George Bowman), who is a dharma heir of the Korean Zen Master Seung Sahn. Christopher is also the Managing Director and founder of Wellspring Consulting, a national firm that helps non-profit leaders develop strategy for the future in areas such as education, health, social justice, and the environment. Previously he was a Partner at The Boston Consulting Group, an international management consultancy. Earlier he worked as a carpenter and house builder, and as a musician and dance caller in the Irish and New England folk traditions.

Christopher Keevil is an ordained Zen priest and senior dharma teacher in the Single Flower Sangha. He has been practicing Zen since 1991 and teaching since 1998 in the lineage of his teacher, Zen...


Advance Praise

Finding Zen in the Ordinary is a rare encounter with the fruits of deep reflection and spiritual inquiry. In the immediacy, tenderness, and wisdom of his Zen stories and poems, Chris Keevil has captured the surprises, rewards, and challenges of a life committed to “just being with what is.” This book is a wonderfully fresh and clear-eyed sharing of life on and off the cushion, a companion for beginners and old practitioners alike.


Robyn Brentano, former Executive Director of The Tibet Fund and the Garrison Institute 

Finding Zen in the Ordinary is a rare encounter with the fruits of deep reflection and spiritual inquiry. In the immediacy, tenderness, and wisdom of his Zen stories and poems, Chris Keevil has...


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