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Stepping Out Of Self Deception

Pub Date : 2010-07-13 | Author : Rodney Smith | Publisher : Shambhala Publications

ISBN 10 : 0834822962
ISBN 13 : 9780834822962

Anatta is the Buddhist teaching on the nonexistence of a permanent, independent self. It’s a notoriously puzzling and elusive concept, usually leading to such questions as, "If I..

Lessons From The Dying

Pub Date : 2012-01-30 | Author : Rodney Smith | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780861718917
ISBN 13 : 0861718917

Are a person's perceptions and values altered when facing the end of life? Do the dying see the world in a way that could help the rest of us learn how to live? This book takes us ..

Unbinding

Pub Date : 2017-10-03 | Author : Kathleen Dowling Singh | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781614294610
ISBN 13 : 1614294615

An invitation to everyday mystics: unbind yourself from the causes of suffering and step into grace. “We all want the freedom of sanity and peace, the undefended inclusiveness of..

The Willpower Instinct

Pub Date : 2011-12-29 | Author : Kelly McGonigal | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101553732
ISBN 13 : 1101553731

Based on Stanford University psychologist Kelly McGonigal's wildly popular course "The Science of Willpower," The Willpower Instinct is the first book to explain the new science of..

In Praise Of Copying

Pub Date : 2011-02-11 | Author : Marcus Boon | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674058422
ISBN 13 : 0674058429

German critic Walter Benjamin wrote some immensely influential words on the work of art in the age of mechanical reproduction. Luxury fashion houses would say something shorter and..

When Awareness Becomes Natural

Pub Date : 2016-05-17 | Author : Sayadaw U Tejaniya | Publisher : Shambhala Publications

ISBN 10 : 9780834840164
ISBN 13 : 0834840162

The flame of wisdom can be kindled in the midst of any life, even one that might seem too full of personal and professional commitments to allow for it. Such is the teaching of Say..

Buddhism Without Beliefs

Pub Date : 1998-03-01 | Author : Stephen Batchelor | Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101663073
ISBN 13 : 1101663073

A national bestseller and acclaimed guide to Buddhism for beginners and practitioners alike In this simple but important volume, Stephen Batchelor reminds us that the Buddha was no..