Thondup's book is a rare and invaluable guide to an ancient Tibetan treasure. Like Suzuki's Zen Mind, Beginners Mind, Thondup's book is deceptively simple--the work of a great teacher who has penetrated this material so deeply he can present it with a clarity that spiritual seekers of any level can grasp. As such, this healing path is a spiritual practice, a way to transform our very lives. A skillful distillation of Buddhist teachings on healing it is written with great charm, clarity, and simplicity in a way that people from any culture or background can benefit from.
In a time of real and urgent need let's hope that people everywhere will take it to heart and connect with the limitless power of healing within. Du kanske gillar. Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Retrieved 25 December Oxford Dictionaries — English. Journal of Humanistic Psychology.
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