9780062516817

Wake up to Your Life : Discovering the Buddhist Path of Attention

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    9780062516817

  • ISBN10:

    0062516817

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/5/2010
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

The key to becoming fully alive and joyful is to develop our natural capacity for attention and to be fully present here and now. In this informative guidebook to practical Buddhism you discover: How to live life with equanimity, loving-kindness, compassion, and joy How to cut through obsessions with the external world, relationships, harmful emotions, pleasure and power, and self Tried-and-true methods for cultivating active attention with your body and mind.

Author Biography

Ken McLeod is widely respected as an authentic teacher in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii
Introduction ix
The Mystery of Being
1(18)
Buddhism in a Nutshell
19(30)
Cultivating Attention
49(42)
Dismantling Attachment to Conventional Success
91(36)
Karma and Dismantling Belief
127(80)
Dismantling Reactive Emotions
207(36)
The Four Immeasurables
243(70)
Mind Training
313(40)
Insight and Dismantling Illusion
353(58)
No Separation
411(38)
Sources 449(4)
Permissions 453(2)
Guide to Meditations and Commentaries 455(4)
Index 459

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