Buddha Is as Buddha Does

Buddha Is as Buddha Does

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In 2006 His Holiness the Dalai Lama, who calls Lama Surya Das the American Lama, said to an American audience, qIt is not enough just to meditate and pray, which are always good things to do, but we also must take positive action in this world.q In the process of awakening, the Buddha realized that all of us, deep within, are inherently perfect and whole, with the capacity to overcome suffering and transform ourselves into forces for good. In this book national bestselling author Lama Surya Das, one of the foremost American Buddhist teachers, offers a thorough, tried-and-true map to the richest treasure a human being can finda€”Buddha's advice for living to your true potential. By following these guidelines, you will enter into a life of greater joy, clarity, peace, and wisdom than you ever thought possible. Whether you consider yourself a Buddhist, Christian, Jew, Muslim, Hindu, atheist, or agnostic, Buddha Is as Buddha Does enables you to reflect more deeply upon how you think, speak, and behave in each moment and to explore more intently your relationships with others. Appropriate for new seekers as well as experienced practitioners, and accompanied by lively anecdotes and practical exercises, this is one of the most accessible books to date on the ancient and timeless wisdom of the Buddha. Buddha Is as Buddha Does is for everyone who seeks to become a better person and share in the bounty of true Buddha nature.At the time I drove an old, $300 jalopy that didna#39;t start unless I parked it on a hill so I could pop the clutch as it rolled forward. ... Catskill winter either doing that or waiting beside the car for someone to help me push it or jump-start the battery with cables. ... One snowy day I pulled up to the Exxon pump and left my car running while I filled the tank with gas. ... and barked in his usual brusque voice, a€œ Big Man, dona#39;t you know ita#39;s dangerous to leave the car running while you pump gas?

Title:Buddha Is as Buddha Does
Author:Surya Das
Publisher:Harper Collins - 2009-10-06


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