The Dude And The Zen Master

by Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman

Paperback, 272 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 | purchase

Purchase Featured Book

Title
The Dude And The Zen Master
Author
Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

Other editions available for purchase:

Hardcover, 272 pages, Penguin Group USA, $26.95, published January 8 2013 | purchase

Purchase Featured Book

Title
The Dude And The Zen Master
Author
Jeff Bridges and Bernie Glassman

Your purchase helps support NPR Programming. How?

NPR Summary

A lighthearted and inspiring dialogue between the Oscar-winning actor and his longtime spiritual guru explores the challenges of Jeff Bridges' Hollywood career, and the ways in which Zen teachings have informed his efforts to do good in the modern world.

Awards and Recognition

4 weeks on NPR Hardcover Nonfiction Bestseller List

NPR stories about The Dude And The Zen Master

Jeff Bridges attends The Big Lebowski Blu-ray release on August 16, 2011 in New York City. Mike Coppola/Getty Images hide caption

itoggle caption Mike Coppola/Getty Images

13.7: Cosmos And Culture

Learning To Live In The Moment With 'The Dude'

How The Big Lebowski's Dude is schooling us all in the ways of the Zen. Its all in the abiding.

Listen Loading…
  • Playlist
  • Embed
    Embed <iframe src="http://www.npr.org/player/embed/169587658/169543623" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no">
Frazer Harrison/Getty Images