Once we have acquire the skills of mindfulness, we can slow our lives down and discover how to live in the moment - even simple acts like washing the dishes or drinking a cup of tea may be transformed into acts of meditation. This book offers anecdotes and practical exercises help us to arrive at greater self-understanding and peace.
Explains the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan tradition. This book includes not only an introduction to the practice of meditation but also advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion, and how to bring them help of a spiritual kind.
Zen master, peace activist and author Thich Nhat Hanh shows us how to make positive use of the very situations that usually pressure and antagonize us. He offers commentaries and meditations, personal anecdotes and stories to show how deep meditative presence is available.
Shows how to practise morality, how to practise meditation, and how to practise wisdom. This book presents the Dalai Lama's general teachings, his spirit, wisdom and sense of humour. It includes guidance on mental calm, altruism and compassion, refraining from harm, and focussing the mind.
We can spend a lot of time looking for happiness when the world right around us is full of wonder. But our hearts and minds are so full of noise that we can't always hear the call of life and love. To hear that call and respond to it, we need silence.
In his beautiful new book, Buddhist monk and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Thich Nhat Hanh explains how mindfulness is the practice that stops the noise inside. With gentle anecdotes, simple Buddhist wisdom and practical exercises, he shows us how to live mindfully so that all the internal chatter ceases and we are left with the eloquent sound of silence. Now, at last, we can answer the call of the beauty around us. Through silence, Thich Nhat Hanh reveals, we are free to hear, to see - and just be.
The author has made clear his conviction that it is within the potential of every human being to live an enriching, self-aware, magnificent life. But to reach that state of empowerment is a difficult task, calling for courage, will power and - often - guidance. In this book, he offers that guidance and encouragement.
What has God done for you lately?
Faith is in crisis. Are God and faith still useful in the modern world? If God is to have a future, Deepak Chopra argues, we must find a new approach to spirituality. For this we don't need better belief systems or scriptures - we need to rethink our place in the universe itself.
Chopra reveals how God is about much more than religion. If God stands for absolute goodness, love and truth, and we are part of God, we have a connection to those things. Chopra explains the logic of faith, while providing an incisive critique of militant atheism. If God has a future, Chopra reasons, the results will be for the betterment of us all.
RALLYING CRY FOR THE WHOLE WORLD, BY ONE OF THE MOST RESPECTED LEADERS OF OUR TROUBLED TIMES. This eloquent, impassioned manifesto is possibly the most important message The Dalai Lama can give us about the future of our world. It's his rallying cry, full of solutions for our chaotic, aggressive, divided times: no less than a call for revolution.
Presents the story of successful comedian Mickey Fellows and his friend Francisco as they explore how to overcome fear, egotism and addiction (which are the three major obstacles to joy) and become more optimistic. This title highlights how to conquer these obstacles in our own lives and open the door to real joy and happiness.
This text offers a different perspective on taking care of our anger, by treating it as we would a crying baby. Filled with stories and techniques this book offers a look at transforming anger into peace in order to bring harmony and healing to all areas of our lives affected by this emotion.
Helps us to overcome our fears about dying and to consider the fantastic possibilities that may await us in the afterlife. This book considers the theory that death is an illusion of the senses and that the soul survives in an ongoing spiral of refinement, ending in enlightenment.
During her lifelong service to the poorest of the poor, Mother Teresa became an icon of compassion to people of all religions, and none. This book features a collection of her writings that show a picture of the Nobel Peace Prize winner. It is a chronicle of her spiritual journey and reveals the secrets she shared only with her closest confidants.
'The Book of Secrets' aims to help readers unlock the mystery of their own existence, showing how the very next thought, feeling or action can begin to uncover the deepest secrets. With guidance in this book, learn how to look at life as it really is, seeing it from a still point inside.
In this title, the author argues that there is design in our universe and a deep intelligence behind life. Without defending organised religion, he debunks randomness as an explanation for how Nature evolves and shows how consciousness comes first and matter second.
Argues that religion is not a necessity for pursuing a spiritual life. This modern-day polemic outlines those ethics that the Dalai Lama believes should be central to our lives.
Shows how to experience joy in spite of living in difficult or trying times. This book explains how to maintain an optimistic outlook and experience the benefits of having a happy heart and soul, no matter what the circumstances.
Shares an understanding of the brain and a prescriptive plan for how we can use it to achieve physical, mental and spiritual well-being. This title reveals 'the forgotten miracle' - the body's infinite capacity for change and renewal.