Hardcore Zen

punk rock, monster movies, & the truth about reality
  • 206 Pages
  • 3.66 MB
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  • English
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Wisdom Publications , Somerville, MA
Zen Bud
StatementBrad Warner
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 206 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27219493M
ISBN 101614293163
ISBN 139781614293163

Hardcore Zen could be seen as an autobiography, and it sort of is. It could also ben seen as an introduction to Buddhism, specificaly the branch known as Zen, and again it sort of is.

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The book tells of the journey of the author Brad Warner, from an American adolescent university student / punk band member to an accomplished Zen Master living in Cited by: 4. Hardcore Zen was a fun book, and a quick read. I liked the author; he seemed to be very keen to make sure the reader understands that Zen does not condone drug use, nor do real Zen practitioners chase after wild enlightenment experiences/5.

Warner, an early-'80s hardcore punk musician, discovered Zen in college, moved to Japan to make B-grade monster movies, and eventually became a bona fide Zen master by formally receiving "dharma.

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Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Hardcore Zen: “Zen replaces all objects of belief with one single thing: reality itself. We believe only in this universe.

Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth about Reality. 10 by: 4. What other book might you compare Hardcore Zen to and why. This is a very unique book/perspective on Zen given Brad Warner's Punk background. While Buddhist fundamentals are intact and there is good clarity the insight is provided in an atypical manner.

If talk of boogers and nasty farts offends you then you may not like his presentation style. In Brad Warner published his first book Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth About Reality.

This is not that book. Hardcore Zen was a groundbreaking look at Zen Buddhism through the eyes of a Western punk rocker living in Japan who became an ordained monk while working for a company that made cheap monster movies/5(23). Hardcore Zen by Brad Warner - Zen, plain and simple, with no BS. This is not your typical Zen book.

Brad Warner, a young punk who grew up to be a Zen master, Released on: Decem As it prods readers to question everything, Hardcore Zen is both an approach and a departure, leaving behind the soft and lyrical for the gritty and stark perspective of a new generation. The subtitle says it all: there has never been a book like this.4/5(23).

Hardcore Zen ends with a compelling appeal to practice zazen, the concentrated practice of looking at reality. Zazen can change us, and the world, from within, by destroying the self-interest that comes with the myth of self. That's what this book does: it transcends itself-and with outrageous style.

Warner, an early-'80s hardcore punk musician, discovered Zen in college, moved to Japan to make B-grade monster movies, and eventually became a bona fide Zen master by formally receiving "dharma transmission.".

Hardcore Zen Strikes Again. () is a grab-bag of a book. Published initially as an ebook via independent publisher Cooperative Press, its target audience is fans of the first book.

That seems too obvious to state, but I mention it because you don’t need to read that first book to understand or enjoy this one. Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies, & the Truth about Reality is a book written by Brad Warner, an author and ordained Zen priest.

It was released in October by Wisdom work serves as both an autobiography and an introduction to Sōtō Zen philosophy. Reception []. Hardcore Zen received mostly positive hers Weekly. As it prods readers to question everything, Hardcore Zen is both an approach and a departure, leaving behind the soft and lyrical for the gritty and stark perspective of a new generation.

The subtitle says it all: there has never been a book like this. Hardcore Zen (Paperback) Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth About Reality.

By Brad Warner. Wisdom Publications,pp. Publication Date: December 1, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (8/8/) Paperback (7/1/). Directed by Pirooz Kalayeh. With Randy Blythe, Jundo Cohen, Rylend Grant, John A. Graves. A documentary about a controversial Zen master who has sought to strip away the sheen off many taboo topics in Zen Buddhism and exhibit a healthy dose of reality to his readers/10(29).

Hardcore Zen is not your typical "Zen" book. Brad Warner, the young punk who grew up to be a Zen master, spares no one -- just like Reality itself. This bold new approach to the Why of Zen Buddhism is as strongly grounded in the tradition of Zen as it is utterly revolutionary: Warner's voice is hilarious, and he calls on the wisdom of everyone.

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The bassist for the punk band Zero Defects, Brad Warner is a Zen priest, filmmaker, and Japanese monster-movie marketer living in Los Angeles. The author of Hardcore Zen and Sit Down and Shut Up, he is also is also the director and producer of Cleveland's Screaming, a documentary about the Ohio punk scene/5(K).

The following year Brad met Gudo Nishijima Roshi, who ordained him as a Zen monk and made him his dharma heir in Brad lived in Japan for eleven years. In he published his first book, Hardcore Zen, followed by Sit Down and Shut Up. in and Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate in Brad Warner is the author of six books, including the critically acclaimed Hardcore Zen: Punk Rock, Monster Movies and the Truth About book put Brad on the map in the Buddhist community because of its no-nonsense, plainspoken - and maybe even outspoken - approach to zen, meditation and the nature of individual reality.

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Author Brad Warner (Hardcore Zen, Sit Down and Shut Up, Zen Wrapped in Karma Dipped in Chocolate, and Sex, Sin, and Zen) revisits seventeen of his earlier essays on topics ranging from vegetarianism to punk rock, working for Japanese monster movie makers, and the art of Zen writing, complete with all-new analyses, introduction and : Cooperative Press.Get FREE shipping on Hardcore Zen by Brad Warner, from The author presents a series of fascinating stories culled from modern life, using them to illustrate the workings of Zen Buddhism for those who do not care about Zen but could nevertheless benefit from its Brand: Wisdom Publications,U.S.