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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 ยท 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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Oct 15, Phanindra rated it really liked it. Only 1 left in stock – order soon. Jan 14, Ken rated it really liked it. Zen isn’t about getting rid of the pain and becoming calm and centered.

Retrieved 9 August The other issue I took with this book is how dry and boring the writing was. Had some good points, useful things to think about. His early training was in the Gayda tradition, in a community led by Robert S. In this way, Bayda is inviting us to come bayea to the source of true and lasting contentment. If you read one book on Zen, perhaps because you are curious as to how it can help you, read this one. Mar 26, Ridgewalker rated it it was amazing.


Bringing Meditation to Life Mar 25, Quotes from Beyond Happiness Bayda addresses the idea that humans are not entitled to happiness, or much else, but it’s this ezrs of entitlement that leads to unhappiness.

Ezra Bayda, Teacher

Open Preview See a Problem? Ezra Bayda was born in in Atlantic City, New jersey. Am I happy now?

There bayds a disconnect there for me. Good instructions of mediation practice. Popularity Popularity Featured Price: Parts of this site are only available to paying PW subscribers. Ezra Bayda is the most down to earth Ezrq teacher for most of us.

Sep 21, David Barreto rated it liked it. Views Read Edit View history. He challenges us to come into the present moment and ask “what is blocking happiness in this moment”, to relax our resistance, and fully enter into our lives, whether we are stuck in traffic, dealing with a screaming infant, or sitting with aching shoulders during a meditation period.

Can I surrender to what is? This author has good things to say about dealing with stress and discontentment, and his approach is clear and thorough. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. There are other, better, and more in-depth primers to this topic, but this is also a good entry if you are looking for a more quick overview.

This is a lovely book for advanced students of Buddhism. Available for download now. This page was last edited on 15 Novemberat The Zen Way to True Contentment discusses how one can be truly happy in the present moment through the lens of Zen Buddhism. Published December 14th by Shambhala first published Dec 23, Ms. Click here to access the password we have on file for you.


Somewhat actionable, but the content seems ezrra amateur, so not sure how much stock to take in his words. We’ve heard it all before.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is a concept I much pondered. Instead of telling us what we need to do to be happy, Bayda, like any good Zen teacher, points our attention What if the point of life is not to be happy? Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

About Zen Center San Diego: Ezra Bayda

May 11, LemontreeLime rated it liked it Shelves: Wzra he began studying Zen meditation, and began formal Zen practice in Only 11 left in stock – order soon. It was actually hard to hear this book as it was much quieter than other books at the same volume level.

Simple, straightforward, and helpful.