Of all the Buddha´s teachings, perhaps his greatest gift can be found in ´´the Bodhisattva ideal´´, a template for living in the world as an ´´Awakener´´, a servant of the highest good for all. With his previous best-sellers, including Awakening the Buddha Within, American-born Tibetan Buddhist teacher Lama Surya Das has made the helpful, healing insights of the Buddha accessible to millions. Now, with Buddha Is As Buddha Does, he helps listeners to discover:How to become a Bodhisattva, a peacemaking spiritual warrior, an embodiment of wise compassion in action How to actively practice the ten paramitas in daily life: generosity, ethics, patience, energetic effort, meditation, wisdom, skillful means, higher aspiration, powers, and pristine awareness The Seven Jewels of the Bodhisattva: Faith and Devotion, Self-Discipline, Discriminating Wisdom, Charity, Learning, Honesty, and Modesty Inspirational lessons from history´s legendary Bodhisattvas, including Tara, Avalokitesvara, and Manjushri - plus contemporary examples of enlightened action based on the realization of the oneness of all life. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/true/000246/sp_true_000246_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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