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  • The Essential Dogen

  • Writings of the Great Zen Master
  • By: Peter Levitt (editor), Kazuaki Tanahashi (editor)
  • Narrated by: Brian Nishii
  • Length: 5 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 378
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 330

This is the first book to offer the great master's incisive wisdom in short selections taken from the whole range of his voluminous works. The pithy and powerful readings, arranged according to theme, provide a perfect introduction to Dogen - and inspire spiritual practice in people of all traditions.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • One of Buddhism's most influential teachers.

  • By Tom Phillpotts on 08-21-15

Dogen

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-19-15

Would you listen to The Essential Dogen again? Why?

I will listen to The Essential Dogen again and I have already!

What other book might you compare The Essential Dogen to and why?

Living Buddha Living Christ, New Seeds of Contemplation.

What about Brian Nishii’s performance did you like?

It was relaxed and peacefully done.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

No.

Any additional comments?

Great for the novice to the master meditator. If there is such a thing.

3 of 4 people found this review helpful

  • The Sense of Style

  • The Thinking Person's Guide to Writing in the 21st Century
  • By: Steven Pinker
  • Narrated by: Arthur Morey
  • Length: 12 hrs
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 311
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 255
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 255

In The Sense of Style, the best-selling linguist and cognitive scientist Steven Pinker answers these questions and more. Rethinking the usage guide for the 21st century, Pinker doesn’t carp about the decline of language or recycle pet peeves from the rulebooks of a century ago. Instead, he applies insights from the sciences of language and mind to the challenge of crafting clear, coherent, and stylish prose.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Great even if a bit jargony

  • By Neuron on 08-24-16

Great audio book! Will be listening to it again.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-23-15

This is the first audio book that I have listed to by Pinker. Usually i read his books.

3 of 5 people found this review helpful