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Hidden Treasure

Book coverUntrain Your Parrot: And Other No-Nonsense Instructions on the Path of Zen by Elizabeth Hamilton

It has nothing to do with birds. The “parrot” Elizabeth Hamilton refers to is nothing other than discursive thinking, and the untraining she offers is about learning not to let it run your life. The wise and quirky voice of this teacher from the San Diego Zen Center is delightful and quite effective for just that kind of parrot-reeducation.

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