Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path

Front Cover
Wisdom Publications, Aug 23, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 288 pages
27 Reviews
In the same engaging style that has endeared him to readers of Mindfulness In Plain English, Bhante Gunaratana delves deeply into each step of the Buddha's most profound teaching on bringing an end to suffering: the noble eightfold path. With generous and specific advice, Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness offers skillful ways to handle anger, to find right livelihood, and to cultivate loving-friendliness in relationships with parents, children, and partners, as well as tools to overcome all the mental hindrances that prevent happiness. Whether you are an experienced meditator or someone who's only just beginning, this gentle and down-to-earth guide will help you bring the heart of the Buddha's teachings into every aspect of your life.

A Foreword Magazine Book of the Year Awards finalist (Spirituality/Inspirational).

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
17
4 stars
10
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

Often I find when I re-read a spiritual book that at first I thought was so-so, I find on the second, or third, or umpteenth reading, that I get much more out of it. This is the case for this book. I ... Read full review

Review: Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

Often I find when I re-read a spiritual book that at first I thought was so-so, I find on the second, or third, or umpteenth reading, that I get much more out of it. This is the case for this book. I ... Read full review

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (2011)

Bhante Gunaratana was ordained at the age of twelve as a Buddhist monk in Sri Lanka, earned his PhD in philosophy from The American University, and has led meditation retreats, taught Buddhism, and lectured widely throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, and Australia. Bhante Henepola Gunaratana is the president of the Bhavana Society in High View, West Virginia, where he lives.

Bibliographic information