Using delightful and deceptively powerful stories from everyday experiences, beloved Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein demystifies spirituality, charts the path . In It’s Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness, Sylvia Boorstein, a California-based teacher of Vipassana meditation, weaves together teachings. It’s Easier Than You Think The Buddhist Way to Happiness. By Sylvia Boorstein. A relaxed, down-to-earth primer on Buddhism.
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I think I allow myself to be brokenhearted more easily, knowing I won’t be irrevocably shattered [p. But we choose how to deal with those difficulties, so boorsten offers guidelines on the dealing end of things.
It’s completely impractical and useless advice. Every Buddhism and meditation teacher she encounters is the greatest ever, unbelievably wise and enlightened. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I’m guessing that understanding each section will keep getting deeper with each reading!
Mar 30, Debra rated it it was amazing Shelves: I love reading Sylvia Boorstein’s uplifting essays of practical and personal wisdom gleaned from Buddhist teachings. Jun 21, Kristine rated it it was amazing.
Mar 03, Natalie rated it it was amazing. If I could remember everything I read in this little book, I would be well on my way to being enlightened. It is inherently equanimous, encompassing all things and holding them in an ease-filled balance.
Having been active in it for years, I can say that this reputation is at least partly earned. Refresh and try again. Eaiser 24, LeeLee rated it liked it. A wonderfully engaging tthan, full of humor, memor Using delightful and deceptively powerful stories from everyday experiences, beloved Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein demystifies spirituality, charts the path to happiness through the Buddha’s basic teachings, shows how to eliminate hindrances to clear seeing, and develops a realistic course toward wisdom and compassion.
It’s easier than you think.
In depth, not at all. Had to buy it to have on hand to re-read.
In this chapter Silvia not only relates the interview she watched, she proceeds to give step by step instructions to introduce the reader to meditation shlvia what to expect during meditation. It doesn’t mean we shouldn’t act.
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And it really is easier than I thought. Life is going to unfold however it does: I know it’s from clinging, and I know it will pass [p. The following excerpt perfectly captures what I love about Sylvia and why I keep hoping I might meet her someday and convince her to be my adopted Buddhist Jewish sylvja The author applies these concepts to her personal experiences to explain them more fully to the reader.
Puts some unfamiliar or “hazy” concepts, right thinking, lovingkindness, etc.
It’s Easier Than You Think Quotes by Sylvia Boorstein
A good example is “Larry King and the Swami”. They have too much opportunity to practice anger and not enough sense of the other possibilities. Her willingness to admit to still learning and practice is helpful and hopeful. If I boorwtein can’t This would be a good book for someone interested in learning more about buddhism without getting bogged down in conceptualism.
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It’s Easier Than You Think Quotes
Want to Read saving…. I don’t do it. Anyone interested in Buddhism and how it interacts with other systems.