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Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart: A Buddhist Perspective on Wholeness

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For decades, Western psychology has promised fulfillment through building and strengthening the ego. We are taught that the ideal is a strong, individuated self, constructed and reinforced over a lifetime. But Buddhist psychiatrist Mark Epstein has found a different way.

Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart shows us that happiness doesn't come from any kind of acquisitiveness, be it material or psychological. Happiness comes from letting go. Weaving together the accumulated wisdom of his two worlds--Buddhism and Western psychotherapy--Epstein shows how "the happiness that we seek depends on our ability to balance the ego's need to do with our inherent capacity to be." He encourages us to relax the ever-vigilant mind in order to experience the freedom that comes only from relinquishing control.

Drawing on events in his own life and stories from his patients, Going to Pieces  Without Falling Apart teaches us that only by letting go can we start on the path to a more peaceful and spiritually satisfying life.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-189) and index.

About the Author

Mark Epstein, M.D., is a psychiatrist in private practice and the author of Thoughts Without a Thinker. He is a contributing editor to Tricycle: The Buddhist Review and clinical assistant professor of psychology at New York University. He lives in New York City.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780767902359
Author:
Epstein, Mark
Publisher:
Broadway Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Meditations
Subject:
Comparative Religion
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Eastern
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Eastern - General
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Subject:
buddhism;psychology;spirituality;psychotherapy;meditation;religion;non-fiction;self-help;philosophy;zen;mindfulness
Copyright:
Edition Description:
1st trade paperback ed.
Series Volume:
GTR-7
Publication Date:
19990631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.00x5.26x.68 in. .42 lbs.

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