The Mind and the Way: Buddhist Reflections on Life

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The Mind and the Way: Buddhist Reflections on Life

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Rating : 4.68 (836 Votes)
Asin : 0861710819
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 228 Pages
Publish Date : 2016-04-21
Language : English

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. With its humorous observations upon his early days in Thailand, Sumedho's work is acutely practical and easy to read. Highly recommended for public libraries.?Dara Eklund, Los Angeles P.L.Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc. A graduate of the University of California-Berkeley, a Navy fighter pilot, and a Peace Corps volunteer, the author spent ten years as a contemplative forest monk before establishing the first forest monastery in England. From Library Journal Sumedho, an American Thervadin monk trained in Thailand, presents Buddhism as a way rather than a religion. Compiled from talks, his book deals with the nature of suffering and release from it by living a virtuous life awakening the mind to

This is one of the best books on Buddhism I've read This is one of the best books on Buddhism I've read. It clearly and concisely addresses many fundamental aspects of Buddhism in a very readable manner.. Gerald R. Johnson said A Classic. I can only echo the comments of the other reviewers of this excellent book. Ajahn Sumedho passes on the pure essence of Buddhism as taught by Ajahn Chah and other great Thai Forest Tradition Theravadan masters. By his own admission, Ajahn Sumedho has spent the last A Classic Gerald R. Johnson I can only echo the comments of the other reviewers of this excellent book. Ajahn Sumedho passes on the pure essence of Buddhism as taught by Ajahn Chah and other great Thai Forest Tradition Theravadan masters. By his own admission, Ajahn Sumedho has spent the last 40 years paring everything down to the way things are and this book is testimony to his monumental achievements. He really cuts through all of the nonsen. 0 years paring everything down to the way things are and this book is testimony to his monumental achievements. He really cuts through all of the nonsen. Scorpiette said A gem. This is a wonderful book of teachings and reflections. Ajahn Sumedho's perspective seems somehow fresh (after all these years of Buddhist commentary). I found Mind and the Way down to earth and accessible, yet very much undiluted. It's definitely written from a monk's perspective, but most of the material is inspiring and useful for the laity too. This is clearly a man who walks (and sits) his talk.

What would life be like if each one of us chose compassion over anger, loving-kindness over hatred, awareness over ignorance? The Mind and the Way demonstrates a radically simple approach to life, one in which we are able to awaken to our true loving nature and delight in the mystery and wonder of the world. With warmth and a wonderful sense of humor, Ajahn Sumedho draws on the experiences of ordinary life to convey Buddhist insights that for 2,500 years have continued to remain vital and pertinent to our lives.

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