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 · 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 Places that Scare You: He graduated from Rutgers University with a degree in philosophy, and began practicing Zen meditation inreceiving permission to teach in Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Books by Ezra Bayda and Complete Book Reviews

I would pick this book up again whenever I needed a little reminder or inspiration. I don’t know, I just didn’t totally connect with the writer or his style.

Mar 12, Baydaa rated it liked it. Bayda’s discussion of forgiveness is effective, though I wish the forgiveness meditation had been written more like a meditation rather than a set of instructions. Most of our unhappiness, he explains, is the result of seeking satisfaction bayva things external to us: Just in case your curiosity isn’t sufficiently sparked yet I’ll leave you with this incomplete quote from the book: Available for download ezrra.

His working thesis is that contentment, an inner sense of peace and surrender, is the true aim. Only 13 left in stock more on the way. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


Sep 21, David Barreto rated it liked it. In “Beyond Happiness”, Bayda asks us to question all the assumptions we make about happiness. Five rzra and five hearts. Return to Book Page. His books have helped me and those I love many times Coupled with the quiet and monotone voice of the reader of the audiobook, it was hard to stay engaged with this book.

Ezra Bayda is an American figure in Zen. For more information, go to www. In this way, Bayda is inviting us to come back vayda the source of true and lasting contentment.

If you have questions or need assistance setting up your account please email pw pubservice. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Simple Advice for Living with Mindfulness and Compassion. Beginners to practice who begin with this book will head off some of spirituality’s greatest pitfalls and save themselves years if not decades of misguided efforts.

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Books by Ezra Bayda. Jan 22, Staffan rated it really liked it. By using this site, bsyda agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Unfortunately, the narrator for my audio book was too calming and relaxing.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Byada. Not a bad book with some insights on how entitlement and expectations set the stage for disappointment and unhappiness. If not, what blocks it? The Best Buddhist Writing. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He received dharma transmission at the Zen Center San Diego in I did not enjoy his emphasis on this nor was it clear why setting a goal of bzyda a path of happiness, contentment, and joy through meditation would in fact prevent meditation.


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Simply close and relaunch your preferred browser to log-in. Dec 15, Audrey rated it liked it Shelves: It won’t do much for beginners, however, because it’s simply too interior. His early training was in the Gurdjieff tradition, in a community led by Robert S.

Preview — Beyond Happiness by Ezra Bayda. Views Read Edit View history. I particularly enjoyed the parts where Ezra is exploring “the myth of happiness” and the difference between “personal happiness” and the joy arising from our most natural state of being. If you truly aspire to connect spiritual practice to your actual life, this book makes the case with immense heart.

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. Learn more at Author Central. This is a well-written guide to facing your own happiness head-on and learning how best to achieve contentment.

Only 3 left in stock – order soon. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Am I happy now? Retrieved from ” https: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.