Becoming Enlightened

Becoming Enlightened

Book - 2009
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The renowned spiritual leader outlines an accessible approach to the pursuit of enlightenment that draws on traditional Buddhist meditative practices, in a guide that covers such topics as embracing a positive attitude and overcoming suffering.
Publisher: New York : Atria Books, 2009
Edition: 1st Atria Books hardcover ed
ISBN: 9781416565840
1416565841
9781416565833
1416565833
Characteristics: x, 256 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Hopkins, Jeffrey

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bigred894
Nov 26, 2010

The book goes step by step through a number of ideas to improve your life. You should make sure you are spending time on *important* things. Time is precious, don't waste it by hurrying to do thing you really don't have in your priority list. Cherish others, strive not to harm anyone or any sentient creature.
I really found this quote powerful - "appreciate how rare and full of potential your situation is in this world, take joy in it, and use it to your best advantage." Half of the world lives in abject poverty and barely has enough food to survive the day. If you have access to a computer and running water, you are way ahead of the game!

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