This retreat, led by Zen teacher and author Ezra Bayda, will explore how the difficulties we face in relationships block our experience of love and connectedness. Ezra Bayda, San Diego, CA. likes · 2 talking about this. Please Note: This page is a student tribute to Ezra Bayda. He does not post, but please. Beyond Happiness has ratings and 36 reviews. Larry said: Ezra Bayda is the most down to earth Buddhist teacher for most of us. He always has Zen in h.
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Had some good points, useful things to think about.
Perfect Love, Imperfect Relationship: Only 1 left in stock – order soon. I read it fairly slowly in order to derive the most benefit from it, and made some notes which I believe will continue to be helpful in the future. Nov 05, Teresa rated it baysa liked it. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.
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May 11, LemontreeLime rated it liked it Shelves: In his view, this entitlement prevents true contentment. I do not recommend this book to people who are looking for an in-depth discussion of the path to happiness nor to those who have already read a lot of books on this subject, except the chapter on forgiveness and the three questions, which I do recommend to everyone interested in this topic. Bayda discusses how the pursuit of some thinga promotion, a house, a partner, etc.
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He offers three questions to motivate an awareness of inner contentment. Atlantic CityNew Jersey. If not, what is blocking my happiness? He graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in philosophy, and began practicing Zen meditation inreceiving permission to teach in Most of our unhappiness, he explains, is the result of seeking satisfaction in things external to us: Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.
My perspective is definitely wider after this book. The other issue I took with this book is how dry and boring the writing was. Sep 21, David Barreto rated it liked it.
If you’ve read such things before, there will likely be nothing new for you; batda, it was phrased and discussed in a slightly different terms, which provided another way for me to understand and incorporate this concept into the way I perceive the world. Only 13 left in stock more on the way.
It’s a quick read too. If you are looking for an easy to digest and direct approach to become more presen I found this book very powerful through it’s simplicity and directness. Apr 27, Estela Duran rated it really liked it.
Bayda gives us a mindful practice that we can use. Aging for Beginners Nov 20, His working thesis is that contentment, an inner sense of peace and surrender, is the true aim.
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Beyond Happiness: The Zen Way to True Contentment by Ezra Bayda
Ezra Bayda was born in in Atlantic City, New jersey. Our expectations for a happy life result in this feeling of bxyda, thus disappointment. For me, it is much more about residing in that present moment in all its turmoil and just letting everything be.
There are ezrra discussion topics on this book yet. The book contained many profound truths and insights that hit home for me. It is a concept I much pondered.
About Zen Center San Diego: Ezra Bayda
His early training was in the Gurdjieff tradition, in a community led by Robert S. When reading I try to approach every book as its own entity without bringing in too much of what I already know from previous books. A Guide to the People and Stories of Zen. Oct 10, Andrea rated it it was amazing.
In part three, Bayda discusses how to cultivate happiness and again, much of this has been covered in other fzra.