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Untangling self : a Buddhist investigation of who we really are

Author: Andrew Olendzki
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Untangling Selfinvites us to see nonself, interdependence, and mindfulness as rational, real-world solutions to the human condition of suffering. In psychologically rich essays that equally probe traditional Buddhist thought and contemporary issues, Andrew Olendzki helps us to reconcile ancient Buddhist thought with our day-to-day life. His writing is sophisticated and engaged, filled with memorable imagery and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Olendzki, Andrew.
Untangling self.
Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications, 2016
(DLC) 2016040683
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Olendzki
ISBN: 9781614293002 1614293007
OCLC Number: 944380600
Description: vii, 144 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Understanding the Buddha --
Mindfulness and meditation --
Nonself --
Understanding ourselves --
The interdependence of experience --
Healing or harming? --
Rethinking Buddhism.
Responsibility: Andrew Olendzki.

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Untangling Selfinvites us to see nonself, interdependence, and mindfulness as rational, real-world solutions to the human condition of suffering. In psychologically rich essays that equally probe traditional Buddhist thought and contemporary issues, Andrew Olendzki helps us to reconcile ancient Buddhist thought with our day-to-day life. His writing is sophisticated and engaged, filled with memorable imagery and insight drawn from decades of study, reflection, and meditation on Buddhist teachings. Seasoned Buddhist readers and anyone interested in the intellectual heart of Buddhism will find this collection of fascinating essays rewarding.

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