Against the Stream: A Buddhist Manual for Spiritual Revolutionaries
Buddha was a revolutionary. His practice was subversive; his message, seditious. His enlightened point of view went against the norms of his day—in his words, "against the stream." His teachings changed the world, and now they can change you too.
Presenting the basics of Buddhism with personal anecdotes, exercises, and guided meditations, bestselling author Noah Levine guides the reader along a spiritual path that has led to freedom from suffering and has saved lives for 2,500 years. Levine should know. Buddhist meditation saved him from a life of addiction and crime. He went on to counsel and teach countless others the Buddhist way to freedom, and here he shares those life-changing lessons with you. Read and awaken to a new and better life.
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Review: Against the Stream: A Buddhist Manual for Spiritual RevolutionariesUser Review - Jasmine - Goodreads
This is a good introduction to Buddhist meditation. His section "Advancing on the Path to Freedom" in the appendix might be a turn off for people who don't want to be told what they should do when just starting out. Just use it as a suggestion for where you can go if you decide to. Read full review
Review: Against the Stream: A Buddhist Manual for Spiritual RevolutionariesUser Review - Steven Elliott - Goodreads
Noah Levine grows as a writer with this book and his intentions in the writing are clear and precise. Often very inspiring and humble in his approach, Levine brings Buddhism from the pillow and into ... Read full review