No Self, No Problem: Awakening to Our True Nature

No Self, No Problem: Awakening to Our True Nature

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by Anam Thubten
     
 

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We can realize the highest truth in each moment when we learn to see through the illusion of the self. Anam Thubten, in remarkably easy-to-understand language, provides teachings for doing exactly that, based on the wisdom of the Buddhist traditions. He illuminates the path of going beyond the misconceptions of the ego to experience the reality of our true nature,

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We can realize the highest truth in each moment when we learn to see through the illusion of the self. Anam Thubten, in remarkably easy-to-understand language, provides teachings for doing exactly that, based on the wisdom of the Buddhist traditions. He illuminates the path of going beyond the misconceptions of the ego to experience the reality of our true nature, which is already enlightened. He communicates with clarity, humor, and refreshing honesty, lighting the way to a life full of love, compassion, and true satisfaction.

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"Anam Thubten goes to the heart of the matter in this easy-to-read yet profound book written in an accessible contemporary style."—Mandala Magazine

"The author, through discussions on meditation, inner contentment or detachment, awareness, acceptance, compassion, ultimate awakening, and transcendent wisdom, enables us to realize and grasp that all the wealth is within us and in our control."—East and West Series

"In lucid, accessible language, [Anam Thubten] guides the reader to the realization of this infinite possibility."—Eastern Horizon

"He is both familiar with and sensitive to the psychological difficulties that can complicate spiritual practice. He approaches the core feature of Buddhist philosophy, "No-Self," in a direct, humorous, no-nonsense way that is softened by tender and compassionate insights. . . . Accessible and contemporary, [Thubten] frequently uses lively imagery to underline his points. . . . Provides not only a clear, engaging introduction to the Buddhist path, but also inspiration and salutary warnings for more experienced practitioners.—The Middle Way

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559399210
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
06/11/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
702,854
File size:
309 KB

What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
"Anam Thubten goes to the heart of the matter in this easy-to-read yet profound book written in an accessible contemporary style."—Mandala Magazine

"The author, through discussions on meditation, inner contentment or detachment, awareness, acceptance, compassion, ultimate awakening, and transcendent wisdom, enables us to realize and grasp that all the wealth is within us and in our control."—East and West Series

"In lucid, accessible language, [Anam Thubten] guides the reader to the realization of this infinite possibility."—Eastern Horizon

"He is both familiar with and sensitive to the psychological difficulties that can complicate spiritual practice. He approaches the core feature of Buddhist philosophy, "No-Self," in a direct, humorous, no-nonsense way that is softened by tender and compassionate insights. . . . Accessible and contemporary, [Thubten] frequently uses lively imagery to underline his points. . . . Provides not only a clear, engaging introduction to the Buddhist path, but also inspiration and salutary warnings for more experienced practitioners.—The Middle Way

Meet the Author

Anam Thubten grew up in Tibet and undertook Buddhist training in the Nyingma tradition at an early age. He has been teaching in the West since the 1990s and is the spiritual adviser and Dharma teacher for the Dharmata Foundation.

Sharon Roe is completing a PhD in Philosophy and Religion at the California Institute of Integral Studies.

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No Self No Problem 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book cuts right to the heart of spiritual awakening. Very lovely and easily understood. What a wonderful book and expression of pure love and compassion.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago