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Secrets of True Happiness by [Sheridan, Tai]
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Length: 53 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Secrets of True Happiness' is a short, simple, and straight forward guide to becoming Truly Happy by living wisely. When you are truly happy you can be at ease in the world as a Buddha in Blue Jeans: a person of presence, openness, love, and benefit.

Topics include True Happiness; Wanting; Anger; Pride; Life and Death; Uncertainty; Change; Openness; Time; Creativity; Work; Family; Solitude; Nature; Love; Buddha in Blue Jeans is Truly Happy; A Wish for The World. This book is for people of any faith, religion, race, nationality, gender, relationship status, capacity, or meditation background.

About the Author

Tai Sheridan is a poet, philosopher, and Zen priest with forty years of training in the Shunryu Suzuki lineage. He transforms ancient Buddhist and Zen texts into accessible and inspirational verses. His Buddha in Blue Jeans series offers a contemporary approach to Buddhist philosophy and awakening.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 120 KB
  • Print Length: 53 pages
  • Publisher: Poet Poppy Press (Dec 17 2011)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B006NKAPYM
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #3,025 Free in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Free in Kindle Store)
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Being a slow reader, I enjoyed this short book. The formatting of the book was interesting but the words and concepts were wonderful. Bare bones with lots of meat. The author appears to be speaking from true experience. I appreciate the hope and love the author gives to the reader. Thank you
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If taken to heart allot of good thoughts to brighten your day and make daily troubles a little less tuff
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Amazon.com: HASH(0xa3c821c8) out of 5 stars 113 reviews
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa45ec30c) out of 5 stars More Fingers Pointing at the Moon... June 7 2015
By Paleomagick - Published on Amazon.com
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This elegant and simple book sums up who we are and how we can be happy. It is for anyone who wants a guide to authentic happiness or, like me, anyone who needs a reminder...

When I read this book I am reminded that real life and authentic happiness come from knowing that Tai Sheridan, Shunryu Suzuki, Charles Prebish, Pema Chodron, Thomas Merton, Rumi, Hafiz and Charlotte Joko Beck are part of my real family, the part that is awake and constantly celebrating our family reunion.
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0xa2db44c8) out of 5 stars Nice thoughts. Aug. 12 2013
By MightySchwa - Published on Amazon.com
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Given that this is a short and simple primer on ways of looking at the world, looking at life, I felt it was helpful. of course, sometimes less is more -- and this book is a good example of that. Lessons which don't necessarily sink in all the way at first glance. Easy to revisit the ideas presented and reflect on the different ways in which they might apply to life over time.
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HASH(0xa14fd068) out of 5 stars Great short read :) March 24 2013
By C. Teh - Published on Amazon.com
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Love the little inspirations in each chapter :) it's in depth, very deep and insightful. Put a smile on my face and heart after reading...
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HASH(0xa17e44ec) out of 5 stars Grounding March 6 2013
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You'll be able to flip few this book in a few minutes, but it was worth it. Very grounding words of wisdom.
HASH(0xa12b366c) out of 5 stars Not the ultimate secret April 15 2014
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These are a very interesting collection of separate thoughts in the form of short poem. There are feelings such as anger and pride, there are others such as time, change and uncertainty. They are not very coherent as if Tai just wrote whatever he happened to be thinking or wanting to write about.
While the content is inetresting, the title is a bit too big for the content. This big title should contain more sharing, more examples and more insights about why some people are happy and some are not, what creates happiness what does not, how to be happy, how to be not so happy.