Unconditional Bliss: Finding Happiness in the Face of Hardship

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We can be happy in spite of hardship, heartbreak, or a job we hate. Pie-in-the-sky? This down-to-earth guy shows us how. When personal tragedy struck, Howard Cushnir already knew the Zen practice of staying in the moment. But he wasn't prepared for the gift of grace he received. One day, all but lost, he was suddenly suffused with a complete sense of well-being---not a passing experience, but one available from then on. Paying close attention to the changes in his own inner states, Howard soon realized that ...

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We can be happy in spite of hardship, heartbreak, or a job we hate. Pie-in-the-sky? This down-to-earth guy shows us how. When personal tragedy struck, Howard Cushnir already knew the Zen practice of staying in the moment. But he wasn't prepared for the gift of grace he received. One day, all but lost, he was suddenly suffused with a complete sense of well-being---not a passing experience, but one available from then on. Paying close attention to the changes in his own inner states, Howard soon realized that feeling blissful is a choice we can always make, regardless of our circumstances.

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What People Are Saying

Mark Matousek
This indispensable handbook for spiritual well-being will satisfy even the harshest skeptics. Simple, direct, and deeply joyful, Cushnir's wonderful volume will help everyone struggling for happiness - the sort that lasts - in our complex and challenging world. (Mark Matousek, author of Sex Death Enlightenment and Dialogues with a Modern Mystic)
Sharon Salzberg
Unconditional Bliss is a wonderful distillation of the classical spiritual approach to life: bringing awareness and a transformed relationship to whatever we are presented with. It is practical, refreshing, and a lot of fun to read. (Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and A Heart as Wide as the World)
Surya Das
Both clear and practical, honest and wise, this book will appeal to readers of all persuasions. Howard Raphael Cushnir can help us plumb life's mystery and joy. (Lama Surya Das, author of Awakening the Buddha Within)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780835607926
  • Publisher: Theosophical Publishing House
  • Publication date: 9/28/2000
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 992,141
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 7.34 (h) x 0.53 (d)

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  • Posted February 20, 2010

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    great book

    This book provides a simple method for being present and finding peace in one's life. I truly enjoyed this book and gave it as gifts many times.

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