Buddhism Plain & Simple: The Practice of Being Aware, Right Now, Every Day

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Steve Hagan presents the Buddha's uncluttered, original teachings in everyday, accessible language unencumbered by religious ritual. For people investigating Buddhism for the first time, Buddhism Plain and Simple offers a clear, straightforward look at the wisdom and guidance of an enlightened teacher who lived some 2500 years ago—yet whose teachings remain as vital and penetrating today as ever. For every person with a desire to see deeply into the nature of existence, it is a ...

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Overview

Steve Hagan presents the Buddha's uncluttered, original teachings in everyday, accessible language unencumbered by religious ritual. For people investigating Buddhism for the first time, Buddhism Plain and Simple offers a clear, straightforward look at the wisdom and guidance of an enlightened teacher who lived some 2500 years ago—yet whose teachings remain as vital and penetrating today as ever. For every person with a desire to see deeply into the nature of existence, it is a call to awakening.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780804843362
  • Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
  • Publication date: 9/24/2013
  • Edition description: Hardcover with Jacket
  • Pages: 192
  • Sales rank: 240,710
  • Product dimensions: 9.40 (w) x 5.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
The Journey Into Now 6
Pt. 1 The Perennial Problem 13
Ch. 1 The Human Situation 15
Ch. 2 A Wheel Out of Kilter 25
Ch. 3 Coming 33
Ch. 4 Going 44
Ch. 5 The Art of Seeing 53
Pt. 2 The Way to Wake Up 61
Ch. 6 Wisdom 63
Ch. 7 Morality 77
Ch. 8 Practice 95
Ch. 9 Freedom 110
Pt. 3 Free Mind 117
Ch. 10 The Way We Are 119
Ch. 11 Can't Pin "Me" Down 133
Ch. 12 Interdependence 139
Epilogue: Be a Light Unto Yourself 151
Appendix Dependent Arising 153
Two Ways to View the Twelvefold Chain 161
About the Author 163
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