Ceaseless freedom
Abiding in clarity
Unmanifest and manifest Absolute
Immaculate non-doing. —from Trust in Awakening

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Trust in Awakening Released

Now available! Here’s what advance readers shared about the book:

Trust in Awakening“With genuine spiritual and intellectual genius, Stephen Doetsu Snyder explores a revered Buddhist text in modern, radically liberating ways.”
Rick Hanson, PhD, New York Times best-selling author of Neurodharma and Buddha’s Brain

“With refreshing directness and clarity, Stephen Doetsu Snyder unpacks the teachings contained in the ‘Trust in Awakening’ poem, showing that awakening is accessible to all of us.”
Vanessa Zuisei Goddard, Zen teacher, author of Still Running

“Students of Buddhadharma will find this book a fresh, modern perspective on an ancient classic.”
Diane Musho Hamilton, Soto Zen teacher and author of Compassionate Conversations

“Stephen Doetsu Snyder’s long trainings in both Theravada and Zen practice mean that he is able to offer a very valuable perspective on this great Zen poem…”
Henry Shukman, author of One Blade of Grass and spiritual director of Mountain Cloud Zen Center

For more about the book, click here.

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