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Pay attention, for goodness' sakes : practicing the perfections of the heart-the Buddhist path of kindness

Author: Sylvia Boorstein
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The author integrates traditional Buddhist teachings and parables with anecdotes from her own life and easy-to-follow meditations to demonstrate how the practice of mindfulness, or paying attention in everyday life, can lead to generosity, energy, wisdom, morality, patience, determination, and equanimity.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sylvia Boorstein
ISBN: 0345448103 9780345448101
OCLC Number: 49285373
Description: xv, 284 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Preface: Promising Signs --
Introduction: The Paramitas --
1. Generosity --
2. Morality --
3. Renunciation --
4. Wisdom --
5. Energy --
6. Patience --
7. Truthfulness --
8. Determination --
9. Lovingkindness --
10. Equanimity --
Epilogue: God and the Owls.
Responsibility: Sylvia Boorstein.
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The author integrates traditional Buddhist teachings and parables with anecdotes from her own life and easy-to-follow meditations to demonstrate how the practice of mindfulness, or paying attention in everyday life, can lead to generosity, energy, wisdom, morality, patience, determination, and equanimity.

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