Buddha in Blue Jeans: An Extremely Short Zen Guide to Sitting Quietly and Being Buddha - Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.

Buddha in Blue Jeans: An Extremely Short Zen Guide to Sitting Quietly and Being Buddha

By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.

  • Release Date: 2011-10-26
  • Genre: Buddhism
Score: 4.5
From 454 Ratings


Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's 'Buddha in Blue Jeans' is an extremely short, simple, and straight forward universal guide to the practice of sitting quietly and being yourself, which is the same as being Buddha. Sitting quietly can teach many ways to accept life, meet pain, age gracefully, and die without regret. The book encourages sitting quietly every day.

Topics include: Sit Quietly; Care For Your Body; Accept Your Feelings; Give Thoughts Room; Pain is Natural; Be Who You Are; Live Each Moment Well; Love Indiscriminately; Listen to Others; Be Surprised; Wonder; Live gratefully; Do No Harm; Benefit life; A Wish for The World. The book is for people of any faith, religion, race, nationality, gender, relationship status, capacity, or meditation background.


  • Inspiring

    By Muffy Tepperman
    So simple and so profound. Love it!
  • Shh...

    By TheHellBentGent
    Each line a breath. It goes in, It comes out. Read, breathe, be. Beautiful
  • Little, but lovely.

    By Johneyevee
    I grabbed this as a free book. Beyond the content, what is inside is true. I've yet to realize all the promises of this book, but I'll keep trying because I've received many of them. You will learn this by sitting quietly.
  • Just what it says on the box

    By David Sweet
    I'm not one to write reviews but this work brings good to the universe. Thank you. Well done.
  • Brings you back

    By Blarmon24
    Take a relaxed seat and enjoy this quick spiritual grounding of life.
  • Super easy read, kind to the mind

    By El Cigar
    This compact book hold within it a better world if everyone on earth read it and heeded its message.
  • Lovely

    By clearbluenow
    Beautiful, direct, truthful, pithy. A gift to all who seek.
  • I loved this book

    By Seancasey1014
    The book is very short but not shallow. Something I plan recommending to loved ones.
  • Simply gorgeous!

    By Mariapepa
    Beautiful ways to live your life in tiny bite-size verses. This book is just delicious and happy, read it carefully and slowly and mindfully.
  • Wonderful

    By Michael Grady
    very insightful. Just starting out with meditation and will surely use this material!