Touching the Wall - Entering the Stream Chaplain Karen j Kobrin Cohen

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Published: April 22nd 2013

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298 pages


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Touching the Wall - Entering the Stream  by  Chaplain Karen j Kobrin Cohen

Touching the Wall - Entering the Stream by Chaplain Karen j Kobrin Cohen
April 22nd 2013 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, ZIP | 298 pages | ISBN: | 9.38 Mb

Karen j Kobrin Cohen has written a timeless book that can be read simply for the pleasure of its storytelling or as a detailed guide toward becoming more spiritually aware.From the beautiful shores of the Hawaiian Islands to the exotic locales ofMoreKaren j Kobrin Cohen has written a timeless book that can be read simply for the pleasure of its storytelling or as a detailed guide toward becoming more spiritually aware.From the beautiful shores of the Hawaiian Islands to the exotic locales of Japan and Israel, you are invited to walk in the footsteps of this most prolific author.

She will take you on a spiritual journey in search of a direct experience of God, the Creator. You will even get an insiders look at what training goes on in a Buddhist monastery.Millions of people around the world seek fulfillment and peace of mind from their religious beliefs.

Many are frustrated by the lack of spirituality they some times experience. Here is a book that not only expresses this heart felt longing, but is also a guide on how to experience the peace, Oneness, sense of well being, and the liberation of equanimity we all long for.Come and join others who also seek a richer, more profound experience. You will not be disappointed. Between the covers of this extraordinary book are explanations on how to meditate, extensive book lists of related titles that can broaden your knowledge base, web sites and addresses where you can learn more, find places to do formal meditation, and to get in touch with others who are on the same spiritual quest.And to help you on this journey she has included original pen & ink drawings and photographs.

Who could ask for more?ABOUT THE AUTHORKaren began her Buddhist training in Hawaii in 1971, at the Soto Zen Buddhist Mission, in the Mahayana tradition of Dogen-zenji. She received the Precepts from Abbot Jiyu Kennett, Roshi at Shasta Abbey (Zen Mission Society).

She further developed in the calm abiding (za-zen) tradition of Soto Zen while residing in Japan for two years.After earning certification in Jewish Studies, under the auspices of Touro College, she taught at various Temples on Long Island, NY. As the Principal of Beth Meyer Synagogue Religious School in North Carolina, she introduced students and adults to the basics of Kabbalah and meditation in the Jewish tradition.She studied Eastern Philosophy (Buddhism, Taoism, and other -isms) at the University of Hawaii under such preeminent professors as Dr.

Chang Chung-yuan, author of ORIGINAL TEACHINGS OF CHAN BUDDHISM. Since 1992, she began the practice of Insight Meditation (Vispassana) under the direction of the Venerable Phramaha Samreung, the Abbot of Wat Yarnna Rungsee Si, and Bhante Yogovacara Rahula of the Bhavana Society. Karen was a guest lecturer for the Learning in Retirement Institute at George Mason University and has conducted numerous workshops in meditation.The Author has since been Ordained as an Interfaith Minister after completing a two-year study program with The New Seminary in New York City, NY.

She is also a Certified Animal Chaplain. For more information on Animal Chaplaincy please go to her site at: www.animalchaplain.infoShe has taken 1 unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) with VITAs Hospice and is currently working as a Chaplain (for people) at both Viera Hospital and Cape Canaveral Hospital for HealthFirst in Brevard County, Florida.Karen is also an award winning watercolor artist.

Two of her pen & ink drawings are included in Touching the Wall - Entering the Stream, as well as some of her photography.REVIEWS:5 stars: I was fascinated by your discovery of the links between Kabbalah and Buddhism- your story expressed so poignantly the essential oneness of religion which is at the heart of Bahai teachings.

Thank you for writing such a wonderful book, for the sincerity of your search, and for sharing your work . . .Reviewer: Susan T.



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