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Buddhism is not what you think : finding freedom beyond beliefs [electronic resource] / Steve Hagen.

Hagen, Steve, 1945- (Author). Prince, Lori. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author). Read by Lori Prince. (Cast).
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  • ISBN: 9781624615221 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1624615228 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 28 min.)) : digital.
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Vibrance Press, 2003.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Lori Prince.
Summary, etc.:
Bestselling author and renowned Zen teacher Steve Hagen penetrates the most essential and enduring questions at the heart of the Buddha's teachings: How can we see the world in each moment, rather than merely as what we think, hope, or fear it is? How can we base our actions on reality, rather than on the longing and loathing of our hearts and minds? How can we live lives that are wise, compassionate, and in tune with reality? And how can we separate the wisdom of Buddhism from the cultural trappings and misconceptions that have come to be associated with it? Drawing on down-to-earth examples from everyday life and stories from Buddhist teachers past and present, Hagen tackles these fundamental inquiries with his trademark lucid, straightforward prose. The newcomer to Buddhism will be inspired by this accessible and provocative introduction, and those more familiar with Buddhism will welcome this much-needed hands-on guide to understanding what it truly means to be awake. By being challenged to question what we take for granted, we come to see the world as it truly is. Buddhism Is Not What You Think offers a profound and clear path to a life of joy and freedom.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Buddhism > Doctrines.
Truth > Religious aspects > Buddhism.

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