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Wide Awake: A Buddhist Guide for Teens

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Publisher Comments:

Many of today's teenagers are tired of the pressure to compete and consume-and are looking for a different way to live their lives. This book offers an alternative: the 2,500-year old practice of Buddhism.

Written in a style that will have immediate appeal to young "seekers" and those wanting to understand the ancient teachings, this book addresses such relevant topics as peer pressure, emotional difficulties, stress, fostering peace, and even protecting the environment. For everyone looking for self-help, self-esteem, and self-awareness, this book offers advice on:

•Discovering truth in a world of hype

•Finding peace amid the ups and downs of life

•Accepting ourselves

•Working with difficult emotions

•How to meditate

•Dealing with temptations and making the right decisions about sex and drugs

•Advice on volunteering, working for peace, and protecting the environment

Synopsis:

Written in a style that will appeal to young "seekers, " this book will guide young people through modern-day issues while revealing the fundamentals of Buddhism.

Synopsis:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-280) and index.

Synopsis:

Written specifically for young "seekers" and those wanting to understand the ancient teachings, this book will guide young people through modern-day issues while revealing the fundamentals of Buddhism.

About the Author

Diana Winston is a fromer Buddhist nun who has been teaching meditation to teenagers in the U.S. and India since 1993. She is also the founder of BASE (Buddhist Alliance for Social Engagement), the nation's first urban Buddhist Peace Corps, and currently serves as associate director of Buddhist Peace Fellowship in Berkeley, CA.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399528972
Foreword:
Levine, Noah
Publisher:
Perigee Books
Foreword by:
Levine, Noah
Foreword:
Levine, Noah
Author:
Winston, Diana
Location:
New York
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Social Situations - Values
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Religion - World Religions
Subject:
Religion - Eastern
Subject:
Compassion.
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Values & Virtues
Subject:
Compassion - Religious aspects - Buddhism
Subject:
Spiritual life -- Buddhism.
Subject:
Children s Religion-World Religions
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
107-292
Publication Date:
20030831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
7.98x6.38x.78 in. .55 lbs.
Age Level:
13-17

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"Synopsis" by , Written in a style that will appeal to young "seekers, " this book will guide young people through modern-day issues while revealing the fundamentals of Buddhism.
"Synopsis" by , Includes bibliographical references (p. [279]-280) and index.
"Synopsis" by , Written specifically for young "seekers" and those wanting to understand the ancient teachings, this book will guide young people through modern-day issues while revealing the fundamentals of Buddhism.
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