A bridge between East and West, past and present, this book makes sacred and profound Tibetan seachings clear and easily accessibly for anyone who wants to lead a more enlightened and sane life. Utilizing the unique Buddhist guidelines embodied in the Noble Eight Fold Path and the traditional Three Enlightenment Trainings of Virtue, Meditation and Wisdom, it elucidates the tried and true path of spiritual transformation - including key principles such as karma, rebirth and mind-training.
Lama Surya Das is the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, and has spent close to 25 years in Tibetan monasteries around Asia. Born into a New York Jewish family, he has become a leading spokesperson for Western Buddhism and regularly organises Buddhist teachers' conferences with the Dalai Lama, lectures at a range of US institutions, and conducts retreats and workshops in ten different countries each year. He is the internationally bestselling author of AWAKENING THE BUDDHA WITHIN, AWAKENING TO THE SACRED and AWAKENING THE BUDDHIST HEART.
Lama Surya Das
Transworld Publishers (Division of Random House Australia)