Awakening the Buddhist Heart: Integrating Love, Meaning, and Connection Into Every Part of Your Life

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Broadway Books, Dec 1, 2001 - Religion - 272 pages
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Surya Das illustrates how to develop authentic presence, how to connect to our own life experience, build deeper relationships, embrace life's lessons, as well as learn how to love what we don't like.

Everyone needs to feel connected, to love and feel loved, to reach out to others and communicate in order to overcome alienation, loneliness, and a feeling of being disconnected. In AWAKENING THE BUDDHIST HEART Surya Das shows you how to reach inward and outward.

By developing spiritual intelligence, a sense of compassion that helps us be more sensitive, more aware of our own feelings and the feelings of those around us, we become more intuitive; we relate better and love better. Cultivating spiritual intelligence and learning how to connect will improve our capacity for intimacy, making us better mates, friends, parents, and coworkers; it helps all of us to become more giving and brings us fulfillment, meaning, and love. With tremendous insight he explores specific ways in which we can more fruitfully relate to our own experiences as well as each other in today's fast-paced, complicated, and often confusing world.

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Review: Awakening the Buddhist Heart: Integrating Love, Meaning, and Connection into Every Part of Your Life

User Review  - Tim Weakley - Goodreads

I find Das to be one of the more clearly spoken of the western Buddhist writers. For whatever reason he is able to put his ideas in a way that I understand on a few levels. Read full review

Review: Awakening the Buddhist Heart: Integrating Love, Meaning, and Connection into Every Part of Your Life

User Review  - Lynn Freeborn - Goodreads

if I hadn't heard Everything in this book said better by Many Many others, I might have given it two stars. Read full review

Contents

Introduction I
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CHAPTER TWO Awakening to a Deeper Love
27
Chapter Three Connecting to Your
41
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LAMA SURYA DAS, one of the foremost American Buddhist teachers and scholars, and whom the Dalai Lama calls the American Lama, is the founder and spiritual director of the Dzogchen Foundation (dzogchen.org). The author of several books, he lectures and leads meditation retreats all over the world. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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