Description - Letting Go of the Person You Used to be by Lama Surya Das
The internationally bestselling author of Awakening the Buddha Within offers a welcome new message of hope. The new book from the internationally acclaimed author of Awakening the Buddha Within, Awakening to the Sacred and Awakening to the Buddhist Heart offers an enlightened guide to dealing with loss and grief at a time when we need it most. In a world that seems to become more troubled and turbulent every day, we are constantly reminded of the presence of loss, grief and change in daily modern life. Many people find it difficult to cope with such heartache and uncertainty. Yet Buddhism teaches us that sorrow provides our most important lessons, particularly those regarding inner wisdom. Turning his eye to these challenging discoveries, Lama Surya Das has crafted a comforting and important path to healing in this accessible and timely new book. In the bestselling tradition of When Bad Things Happen to Good People, it addresses life's most universal difficulties in a way that is accessible to all and reassuringly realistic. Weaving meditative practices with wise stories, Letting Go of the Person You Used to Be reminds us that hidi
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(128mm x 197mm x 18mm)
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Author Biography - Lama Surya Das
Lama Surya Das is the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, and has spent close to 25 years in Tibetan monasteries around Asia. Born into a New York Jewish family, he has become a leading spokesperson for Western Buddhism and regularly organises Buddhist teachers' conferences with the Dalai Lama, lectures at a range of US institutions, and conducts retreats and workshops in ten different countries each year. He is the internationally bestselling author of AWAKENING THE BUDDHA WITHIN, AWAKENING TO THE SACRED and AWAKENING THE BUDDHIST HEART.