9781906787530

Becoming Buddha Awakening the Wisdom and Compassion to Change Your World

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    9781906787530

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    1906787530

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-04-06
  • Publisher: Watkins
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Summary

To "Become Buddha" is to AWAKE. We need to awake to our personal responsibility-not only for our own lives but for the world around us. Individual efforts can change the world. This book does not promise enlightenment but it will provide a path-a path that, if you follow it, will transform your life.

Author Biography

Robert Sachs has a degree in comparative religion and sociology, and has for many years studied the Eastern healing systems. He now works with doctors and hospitals to integrate contemporary medical treatment with ancient wisdom in many areas, including stress-management and relationship and group dynamics. He has written several books including Wisdom of the Buddhist Masters, published by Watkins.

Table of Contents

Dedicationp. VII
Preface by His Holiness the 14th Kunzig Shamar Rinpochep. IX
Forewordp. XI
Prologue: All That You Can Bep. XIII
Introduction: Possibility in Troubled Timesp. XVII
A Call to Action in a Dark Agep. 1
War and Buddhismp. 16
Why Bother? Revolutionizing the Mindp. 28
A Fine Mess: Handling the Truthp. 42
Intention: Planting the Seed of Actionp. 50
Meditations and Mantras for the Conscious, Engaged Activistp. 73
The Power of Compassionp. 100
"The Wheel of Sharp Weapons"p. 118
The Conscious, Engaged Activistp. 133
Pockets of Light, Sources of Inspirationp. 193
A Conscious, Engaged Civilizationp. 206
The Buddha at Peacep. 233
Statementp. 245
Essay on The 2008 American Electionp. 247
Bibliographyp. 251
Indexp. 253
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