Buddhism plain and simple steve hagen.pdf
A definite inclusion in your library collection.
Restlessness and lethargy are ways of evading the discomfort of this contradiction.
Your own mind, your own heart is the temple.
This book explains these concepts addressing everybody from any walk of life, religious or agnostic.There are some immensely noted and brilliant authors including, His Holiness summer and the city ebook the 14th Dalai Lama, Pema Chödrön, Thích Nht Hnh, and Shunryu Suzuki who through all their books, have successfully imparted the teachings of Buddha to those who live outside monasteries and temples.It's about befriending who we are already.No need for temples.Four Noble Truths, with an ultimate goal to attain.If you wish to read books on a subject as spiritual and enlightening as Buddhism, the very first thing to remember is to keep your cup empty.If, in our heart, we still cling to anything - anger, anxiety, or possessions - we cannot be free.
Steve Hagen is a Zen priest, a longtime teacher of Buddhism, and the author.
In truth, wisdom and intellect has no boundary, and we believe that every source that takes us there, or at least gives us a glimpse of it, is worth being used.this book does a crisp, to-the-point, and straightforward job when it comes to teaching the essence of being a true Buddhism follower, and how you can incorporate its amazing practices in your everyday life.batchelor does a remarkable job is explaining how Buddhism is different from other religions.As the title suggests, His Holiness gives simple and effective guidelines through which one can come back to the right track, eliminating feelings such as jealously, mistrust, anger, and hatred.It will touch you at many levels: Spiritually, emotionally, and mentally, and quite likely motivate you to follow the written guidelines as a way of joyful, loving, and fulfilled living.All in all, a clarifying and interesting insight on Buddhism.Transforming Suffering into Peace, Joy, and Liberation by Thích Nht Hnh letting go gives us freedom, and freedom is the only condition for happiness.Zen Buddhism is about awareness.It does not falsely lull you into living in a fool's paradise, nor does it frighten and agonize you with all kinds of imaginary fears and sins.No need for complicated philosophy.