Lovingkindness

Lovingkindness

The Revolutionary Art of Happiness

Book - 2002
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"Drawing on simple Buddhist teachings, wisdom stories from various traditions, guided meditation practices, and her own experiences, the author shows how each of us can cultivate love, compassion, joy, and equanimity -- the four "heavenly abodes" of traditional Buddhism"--P. [4] of cover.
Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2002
Characteristics: xii, 193 p. ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781570629037
157062903X
Call Number: 294.3443 SALZBERG
Alternative Title: Loving kindness

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Written in a way that makes the Buddhist concept of metta (lovingkindness) accessible to anyone, Salzburg illuminates the path described by Buddha himself as "the liberation of the heart, which is love." Salzburg provides background on the tenets of lovingkindness and follows with chapt... Read More »


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LPL_IlkaI Jul 08, 2017

Sharon Salzberg is an American Buddhist that has a focus on meditation practices. The manner she relays information in Lovingkindness is by combining her personal experiences with Buddhist teachings. These teachings became more accessible, relatable by doing so, however, I found myself at times wishing for less of her reflections and more focus on the Buddhist text. Overall, an enjoyable read with occasional profound insight!

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