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.
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.
Tsoknyi Rinpoche's story is an unusual one: as a rebellious young man, he fled a monastery to marry and raise a family, then returned to Nepal and has since become a preeminent Tibetan Buddhist teacher. This book offers Rinpoche's history as an example of how to lead a compassionate life, regardless of status, tradition or circumstances.
Features tools which comprise of teachings, exercises and reflections which can be applied to everyday life. These tools draw on the Buddhist tradition to guide us along a progressive path of ethics, meditation and wisdom in the context of our day-to-day living.