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Profound ideas simply explained,
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This review is from: Pagan Portal-Zen Druidry (Kindle Edition)
Zen Druidry is written in such an easy-going style that you almost don't realise that Joanna van der Hoeven is presenting some pretty profound ideas about Zen, Druidry and life in general. In essence, her key insights are that life is best lived while awake, alive to its wonders, and the means to awakening is mindfulness - a practice found in both Zen and Druidry. But don't let this simplification fool you; the stuff she covers, and the way she covers it in so few words, is thought-provoking and there are plenty of 'wow' moments in store for any reader.
If you are new to Zen or Druidry, this short book is a great starting place. It covers some of the key ideas of both traditions, then goes on to show how they work together, in a way that is easy to understand and use in everyday life.
If you have experience in Zen and/or Druidry, this is a great book to revisit first principles and see them in a new and revitalising light.
From my own experience, Buddhism and Druidry have much in common, and where they differ, they complement each other. And in this deceptively simple book (which is worth every penny and more), the author shows just how well suited these two practical philosophies, from opposite sides of the world, really are.