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In Buddha's Kitchen : Cooking, Being Cooked, and Other Adventures in a Meditation Center - Kimberley Snow

In Buddha's Kitchen

Cooking, Being Cooked, and Other Adventures in a Meditation Center

Paperback Published: 1st July 2004
ISBN: 9781590301470
Number Of Pages: 192

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Kimberley Snow offers an outrageously funny and honest account of her adventures as head cook at a Tibetan Buddhist retreat center. With her earthy sensibility and sharp sense of humor, the author shows this world in a light devoid of preciousness—while expressing with heart the integrity of the spiritual work being undertaken. We come away from our visit to this exotic realm having found it both extraordinary and surprisingly familiar. The neuroses, obsessions, and petty concerns exposed by Snow—both in herself and her fellow staff members—prove to be grist for the mill for discovering the grace inherent in life just as it is.

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"In this book, the Buddhist teaching comes from the stove instead of the meditation cushion, making it concrete, engaging and generally highly entertaining. This is a small jewel, and it's altogether refreshing to read a Buddhist book with a sense of humor." --Publishers Weekly

"Snow cooks up a sumptuous meal, rich with laughter and wisdom."--Philip Zaleski, editor of the Best Spiritual Writing series

ISBN: 9781590301470
ISBN-10: 1590301471
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st July 2004
Publisher: Shambhala Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.8  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1

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