Open Heart, Clear MindAn Introduction to Buddha’s Teachings
A practical introduction to the application of Buddhist psychology to modern life in order to better understand ourselves and improve the quality of our lives.
The teachings of the Buddha have provided solace and comfort to countless people over the last two thousand five hundred years. During this time their influence has been felt largely in Asian countries, although in recent decades interest has grown remarkably throughout the world. Heartening evidence of this is that persons like Venerable Thubten Chodron, who were neither born nor brought up in traditionally Buddhist countries, have been inspired to devote their time and effort to helping others to benefit from Buddhist practice.
The story behind the book
Venerable Chodron reads an excerpt
- “The Wisdom to Realize Reality,” lightly edited excerpt from Open Heart, Clear Mind, Awaken Magazine, May 2019.
- Multi-part teachings based on Open Heart, Clear Mind
- The study guide for Open Heart, Clear Mind contains readings, meditations, and commentary focused on the key points addressed in the book. Read more …
- Also available in Bahasa Indonesia. Chinese, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Portuguese, Spanish, Vietnamese (Tâm Rộng Mở, Trí Sáng Suốt), and Vietnamese (Rộng mở tâm hồn và phát triển trí tuệ).
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Presents a clear and complete survey of the teachings of the Buddha. Open Heart, Clear Mind will help many on the open path of meditation and in dealing with the challenges of everyday life.
Her analyses of psychological states underlying behavior and how to modify this behavior in order to live a more healthy, more Buddhist life is useful to all persons wishing to follow a Buddhist path.
At last we have a readable, reliable introduction to this ancient wisdom.