xv, 284 p. ; 22 cm.
Sylvia Boorstein- known by friends and colleagues as a "Jewish grandmother bodhisattva"- is highly-skilled in making the universal wisdom of traditional Buddhist teachings available to all. Using delightful and deceptively powerful stories from everyday experiences, Boorstein demystifies spirituality, charts the path to happiness through the Buddha's basic teachings, and presents the means to develop a realistic course toward...
As one of the most beloved American teachers of Buddhism, Sylvia Boorstein brings warmth, humor, and real-life honesty to the principles of mindfulness and spiritual practice. In this joy-filled conversation, she shares her insights on how we can be more accepting of the negative patterns in our minds, and find happiness regardless of the challenges we face. She explains: “The point of practice is not to keep the mind unconfused, because that's...