Is it necessary to hold certain religious beliefs to benefit from the traditional Twelve-Step program for addiction recovery? As Buddhist teacher Kevin Griffin says, “When we look at the underlying meaning of the program, we find a more universal path of spiritual growth from despair, to hope, to liberation. This same arc is reflected in the Buddha’s teachings of the Four Noble Truths.” With One Breath, Twelve Steps, this renowned author reveals how Buddhist wisdom and mindfulness practice clarifies and enhances the power of the Twelve-Step path to recovery.
Going to Pieces Without Falling Apart shows us that happiness doesn't come from any kind of acquisitiveness, be it material or psychological. Happiness comes from letting go. Weaving together the accumulated wisdom of his two worlds-Buddhism and Western psychotherapy-Mark Epstein shows how "the happiness that we seek depends on our ability to balance the ego's need to do with our inherent capacity to be." He encourages us to relax the ever-vigilant mind in order to experience the freedom that comes only from relinquishing control.
Be guided on your journey to inner peace and happiness by learning how to quieten wandering thoughts, relieve stress, promote positive karma and commence the practice of meditation Venerable Thubten Lhundrup is a Buddhist monk who teaches at the Atisha Center, a meditation center in the Foundation for the preservation of the Mahayana Tradition Let Venerable Lhundrup guide you on your journey by offering you an insight into Buddhism and it's origins, principles and beliefs. He provides you not only with correct postures and breathing but also with themes, quotes and thoughts to meditate on Discover how the meditation topics can help you deal with your situation in life, with people and emotions.