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Awakening the Buddha within

Author: Surya Das, Lama
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, ©1998, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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How to awaken who we really are in order to lead a more compassionate, enlightened, and balanced life by learning the key principles in the Eight-Fold Path and the Three Enlightenment Trainings.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Surya Das, Lama
ISBN: 0767901576 9780767901574
OCLC Number: 39391873
Description: xiv, 414 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Discovering ancient wisdom in a modern world. We are all Buddhas ; A Tibetan prophecy ; Deconstructing the house that ego built --
pt. 2. Walking the eight-fold path to enlightenment --
the heroic journey. The four noble truths ; Wisdom training: seeing things as they are ; Step one. Right view: the wisdom of clear vision ; Step two. Right intentions: plumbing your wise Buddha-nature ; Ethics training: living a sacred life ; Step three. Right speech: speaking the truth ; Step four. Right action: the art of living ; Step five. Right livelihood: work in love made visible ; Meditation training: awareness, attention, and focus ; Step six. Right effort: a passion for enlightenment ; Step seven. Right mindfulness: keeping your eyes open ; Step eight. Right concentration: the joy of meditation --
Epilogue: Toward a western Buddhism and contemporary Dharma.
Responsibility: Lama Surya Das.

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How to awaken who we really are in order to lead a more compassionate, enlightened, and balanced life by learning the key principles in the Eight-Fold Path and the Three Enlightenment Trainings.

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