Item #308616 Awakening: A Paradigm Shift of the Heart. Rodney Smith.

Awakening: A Paradigm Shift of the Heart

Shambhala, March 2014. Trade Paperback. Item #308616
ISBN: 1611801265

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An amazingly succinct and accessible answer to the question "What is enlightenment?"--from one of America's most prominent teachers of Insight Meditation

Former Buddhist monk and highly regarded Insight Meditation teacher Rodney Smith describes the process of enlightenment in a way anyone can understand--demonstrating in clear language why we operate with the illusion of separation, how we can move out of it to the realization of emptiness and no-self, and how we can live from that state of awakening. He provides brief, powerful exercises that enable us to challenge the reality of our thoughts in order to free ourselves from the illusion they keep us bound to--all the while steering us away from the temptation to regard spiritual practice as a process of self-improvement or a goal to be obtained.

"With systematic precision, and with subtle wisdom born of a lifetime of practice, Rodney Smith uses science, psychology, and traditional Buddhism to explain the unexplainable: the how and why of authentic spiritual awakening . . . an original work by a contemporary spiritual master at the height of his powers." --Norman Fischer, author of Training in Compassion

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