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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The book is broken down into three parts: This is an easy read, too, though the writing style was a bit repetitive and dry. I’m going to need some time to digest some concepts, but I believe applying this little book will go a long way to addressing some huge obstacles to contentment and happiness in my own life.

For me, it is much esra about residing in that present moment in all its turmoil and just letting everything be. PaperbackMP3 CD.

Beyond Happiness: The Zen Way to True Contentment by Ezra Bayda

Retrieved 28 May Good instructions of mediation practice. Here, it’s about how we misconstrue happiness and actually block it from our lives. Awareness is often the first step in our healing process. Aug 10, Harshit rated it it was amazing Shelves: Get to Know Us. Add your preferred email address and password to your account. He is the author of five books, including his most recent, Beyond Happiness Shambhala, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. This author has good things to say about dealing with stress and discontentment, ezraa his approach is clear and thorough.


Had some good points, useful things to think about. There are 3 possible reasons you were unable to login and get access our premium online pages.

The book would have been stronger, and received a higher rating, had better examples been provided as well as including a richer discussion on what to do when one cannot effectively answer said questions.

Ezra Bayda is an American figure in Zen. We are creatures of habit, therefore we gravitate to that wh Still left with few parts to finish yet, but this is serious book for serious seekers Beyond Happiness: This is a great book, and one I would recommend, for one just starting to explore this topic as it covers most everything in an easy to understand, and efficient manner.

You might like it better than I did.

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Only 17 nayda in stock more on the way. 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.

Nov 14, Justin Rizzo-weaver rated it it was amazing. Archived from the original on I found this book very powerful through it’s simplicity and directness.

Only 4 left in stock more on the way. Only 11 left in stock – order soon. Available for download now. This bayea was well written and I think Bayda had some great points and examples.


Books by Ezra Bayda and Complete Book Reviews

We’ve heard it all before. His working thesis is that contentment, an inner sense of peace and surrender, is the true aim. Books of the Week. Instead of telling us what dzra 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?

May 10, Brandy Price rated it it was ok. You forgot your password and you need to retrieve it. Novice author and veteran meditator Bayda writes with exceptional clarity and simplicity about the awakened life. He uses examples from life experience well, lays out a plan that one can actually put into practice, Ezra Bayda is the most down to earth Buddhist teacher for most of us.

The Zen Way to True Contentment is a powerful book that shows how our definition of happiness is often misconstrued and illusory.

Return to Book Page. Three of the four subsections: If you read one book on Zen, perhaps because you are curious as to how it can help you, read this one. I actively make the effort to read each exra that speaks on meditation and happiness, with a blank canvas.