A Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind (Paperback)Shoukei Matsumoto (author)
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Live clean. Feel calm. Be happy. We remove dust to sweep away our worldly cares. We live simply and take time to contemplate the self, mindfully living each moment.
It's not just monks that need to live this way. Everyone in today's busy world needs it.In Japan, cleanliness is next to enlightenment.
This bestselling guide by a Zen Buddhist monk draws on ancient traditions to show you how a few simple changes to your daily habits - from your early morning routine to preparing food, from respecting the objects around you to working together as a team - will not only make your home calmer and cleaner, but will leave you feeling refreshed, happier and more fulfilled.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 119 g
Dimensions: 180 x 120 x 10 mm
A bestseller in Japan, this charming book offers practical cleaning tips as well as fascinating insights into the Buddhist approach to life, which counters the wastefulness of modern society with a respect for spaces and objects that is deeply humane ... Ideal preparatory reading for the January clean -- PD Smith * Guardian *