Here in this inspirational book are the Dalai Lama's thoughts on:The nature and meaning of mysticismHow we can live lives infused with mystical experienceHow mysticism can result in both personal and social change.
Truly see yourselfHow to See is about our misperceptions, how we can gain insight and how mindfulness practices can help us see our real selves. Thich Nhat Hanh brings his signature clarity, compassion and humour in showing us how to achieve an awakened, more relaxed state of self-awareness so we cn understand ourselves and the world around us.
Explains the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan tradition. This book includes not only an introduction to the practice of meditation but also advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion, and how to bring them help of a spiritual kind.
The Dalai Lama sees himself first and foremost as a human being, secondly as a monk and thirdly as the former political leader of Tibet. In this book, we read many hitherto unknown stories from his childhood, his formation as a monk and his gradual development as a leader of his people.
Provides the insight and tools we need to incorporate the practice of mindfulness into our waking moments. This title helps us transcend the mad rush of our days and discover that within the here and now, in the small rituals of our daily lives, we have the ability to experience inner peace and happiness.
In 1997, Emma Slade was taken hostage in a hotel room on a business trip to Jakarta. Over the ensuing months the trauma following the event took hold. Realising her view on life had profoundly changed she embarked upon a journey, discovering the healing power of yoga and, in Bhutan, opening her eyes to a kinder, more peaceful way of living.
Written by the Buddhist meditation master and popular international speaker Sogyal Rinpoche, this book clarifies the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It includes an introduction to the practice of meditation, as well as advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion.
Zen master, peace activist and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make positive use of the very situations that usually pressure and antagonize us. He offers commentaries and meditations, personal anecdotes and stories to show how deep meditative presence is available.
Bringing together ancient wisdom and contemporary thinking on the subject of mindfulness, this book provides a practical foundation for understanding the principles of mind/body awareness. It introduces tools for sustaining authentic wellbeing, it helps us to take control of our lives, de-stress and find peace and happiness in this frantic world.
Though canonized as a saint and a fully enlightened buddha, the eleventh-century Ra Lotsawa's life story presents a darker path than those taken by Siddhartha Gautama or Milarepa. This book presents an account of one of the most colourful and memorable figures in Tibetan Buddhist history.
Explains the path to achieving Zen, a balance between the body and the mind. Based on the result of the author's quest to learn archery in the hands of Japanese Zen masters, this book presents an account of one man's journey to complete abandonment of 'the self' and the Western principles that we use to define ourselves.