In this compelling collection of talks, essays, interviews, and letters, Toni Packer presents a radically simple and original approach to spiritual growth free from religious authority, doctrine, symbolism, and ceremony. A former Zen teacher and student of Krishnamurti's work, Toni Packer goes beyond traditional religion and explores with the reader the root of human attachments and the source of suffering, opening the way to compassion.
About the Author
Toni Packer began studying Zen at the Rochester Zen Center in 1967 with Roshi Philip Kapleau (author of The Three Pillars of Zen). She teaches and leads retreats at Springwater Center in Springwater, New York.
Praise for The Work of This Moment…
"This is some of the clearest, most grounded Buddhist-oriented teaching I have come across in a very long time."—Stephen Levine, author of A Gradual Awakening
"Toni shakes us out of the branches of our tree so we can see the root."—Charlotte Joko Beck, author of Everyday Zen
"This book is an essential corrective for the troubles of the world—many of which are discussed—and should be read by everyone."—Anne Bancroft, author of Weavers of Wisdom and Zen: Direct Pointing to Reality