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Why Buddhism? : Westerners in search of wisdom

Author: Vicki Mackenzie
Publisher: London : Element, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This title explores Buddhism, ideas about other religions, about work and worldly success, thoughts on mind, consciousness and enlightenment; views on nature, the family, relationships, and death.  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vicki Mackenzie
ISBN: 0007142285 9780007142286
OCLC Number: 51527165
Notes: Originally published: London: Thorsons.
Description: 304 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Teaching Buddhism in prison / Robina Courtin --
From Sotheby's to Dharamsala / Alison Murdoch --
A tremendous ripening effect / Thubten Gelek --
The cultivation of mindfulness / Sharon Salzberg --
Something spoke to my heart / Bob Sharples --
Digitizing the dharma / Michael Roach --
A place for the heart to rest / Tracy Mann --
Life as a question, not fact / Stephen Batchelor --
Being in the gateway / Inta McKimm --
A dying person full of joy / Miffi Maxmillion --
Unencumbered by guilt / Clive Arrowsmith --
A deep shift inside me / Lama Palden Drolma --
Pie in the sky in your fridge / Philip Glass --
A vision of personal evolution / Robert Thurman --
Unfolding to new experience / Sister Kovida --
The vastness and power of the mind / Yvonne Rand.
Responsibility: Vicki Mackenzie.

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"These are not 'born again' stories about blind faith and revelation, but studies in hard thinking, transformation and compassion."

 
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