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Awakening to the Sacred: Creating a Personal Spiritual Life

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Publisher Comments:

Lama Surya Das, author of the bestselling Awakening the Buddha Within, is the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition. In this elegant, inspiring book, he integrates essential Buddhist practices with a variety of other spiritual philosophies and wisdom traditions, to show you how to create a personalized spiritual practice based on your own individual beliefs, aspirations, and needs. Through reflections on his own life quest, thoughtful essays, and entertaining stories, Surya Das examines the common themes at the heart of any spiritual path, including faith, doubt, love, compassion, creativity, self-inquiry, and transformation. He then explores prayer, yoga, chanting, guided meditations, breathing exercises, and myriad other rituals, providing practical examples of each that we can use day-to-day to nurture our inner spirit.

Synopsis:

Focusing on readers of all backgrounds, this handbook shows how to create a personalized, day-to-day spiritual practice based on individual beliefs and needs. Chants, prayers, affirmations, rituals, guided meditations, and breathing exercises help incorporate the notion of a continuous sacred presence into any routine.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-380).

About the Author

Lama Surya Das has spent thirty years studying with the great spiritual masters of Asia, including the Dalai Lama, and is a leading spokesperson for the emerging American Buddhism and contemporary spirituality. He is a poet, translator, and full-time spiritual teacher who leads lectures, workshops, and meditation retreats worldwide. He is the author of three books, including the national bestseller Awakening the Buddha Within, is active in interfaith dialogue, and has been featured in numerous publications including New Age Journal, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, and Tricycle. He lives in Concord, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780767902755
Subtitle:
Creating a Personal Spiritual Life
Author:
Das, Lama Surya
Author:
Das, Lama Surya
Publisher:
Harmony
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Spiritual life
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Rdzogs-chen
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st trade pbk. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
no. 00-4759
Publication Date:
20000509
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
8.26 x 5.52 x 0.85 in 1 lb

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