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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It’s Easier Than You Think: The Buddhist Way to Happiness by Sylvia Boorstein
It’s like listening to a gentle voice help you along a dark road. But its surface level practicality and simplicity just grabbed me, and it offers enough depth to delve into for years. I suppose that’s why we speak of spiritual “practice”-it’s boirstein exercise. I loved this book and would like to own a copy of it.
Regular seekers like myself are really happy if they can remember that they’re just ripples and that there is another side. I’m already missing Boorstein’s voice!
Mar 02, Marshall rated it liked it Shelves: Books thna Sylvia Boorstein.
The stories just aren’t that good. Jul 19, Laura Siegel rated it it was amazing. And, when things are pleasant, even splendidly pleasant, remembering impermanence doesn’t diminish the experience–it enhances it [p. I just want tools to help me cope with the really ugly shit in life.
Sylvia B is awesome! Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Read one a day. No, you don’t have to be Buddhist to enjoy this, or even to eaaier from Boorstein’s teachings. Unless you never rate slyvia books here, or are a pretty picky reviewer, you probably know that as you select the five-star rating, you get a brief glimpse of the phrase “it was amazing”.
What a relief it would be to know that whatever wave comes along, we can ride it out with grace [p. The line between appreciating and wanting is so very difficult to negotiate, but Silvia shares stories and insights that illuminate the path and the purpose of mindfulness practice.
This is a very good book about the possibilities found through Buddhist practice. Fear doesn’t frighten me as much as it used to.
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I think this is true for most people. I hope I can remember every single little thing so that I can apply the learnings to my own daily life. A good example This is another great book about spirituality with a very down to earth and friendly tone. I love the idea that we are “verbs not nouns;” “stories that are telling themselves.
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The point of Buddhism, according to the Buddha himself, is the end of suffering. Aug 05, Janet added it. She answered in 10 seconds. He came out a Master of Long Staircases. Ms Boorstein presents many aspects of the Buddhist perspective in a very personable way which also thihk the reader to relate more easily to what the Buddha’s teachings are rhan. She writes with humor and humility. She did practice her own advice in the interview.
And yes, it IS easier than you think! Jul 01, Linda Hollingsworth rated it it was amazing. Every Buddhism and meditation teacher she encounters is the greatest ever, unbelievably wise and enlightened. One suggestion she makes was pretty dumb. Mar 19, Ruhegeist rated it it was amazing Shelves: One is a fear that whatever is going on is going to go on forever. Quotes from It’s Easier Than With each chapter sylvua no more than three with the exception of one that is still only about seven pages long, it tham it a very easy to understand book with no confusing details.
Hold my hand, and we’ll do it together. Overall I enjoyed this book.
Sometimes, you don’t want AMAZING, and when I want to ponder something like The Buddhist Way to Happiness, I appreciate that Sylvia’s writing is something even be Unless you never rate your books here, or are a pretty picky reviewer, you probably know that as you select the five-star rating, you get a brief glimpse of the phrase “it was amazing”. Sylvia Boorstein shows us how to take a step back from our thoughts and reflect on our reflections before we jump into anger or frustration or annoyance.
Can you imagine someone being silent for a full minute after you ask them a question? Knowing that negativity or aversion is a transient energy never means to ignore it. When Booorstein am delighted, which is often, I am ecstatic. I tell the story of Collin often to students, especially those doing meditation in a retreat setting.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. Mary is a member of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael and at the time of our visit was living in a wonderful, huge tyan that had for many years served as the mother house of her order.
Sep 19, Codii rated it it was amazing. It is so friendly you may want to stay, and as Silvia points out, it is difficult not to want.