Buddhism For Busy People

41MGDdw8ZeL._SL150_Buddhism For Busy People: Finding Happiness In An Uncertain World
by David Michie
2008 / 240 pages
read by Nicholas Bell 6h 49m
rating 6.5 / nonfiction/self-help-religion

General principals of Tibetan Buddhism with the objective of being happy – I agree with some, not with all and I’m not crazy about the current trend to use it as an adjunct to psychology.  Just do it.  The reader is quite good.  Tibetan meditation is wonderful but there’s only a little guidance here – a starter maybe but that’s all any guidebook can really give,  I suppose.

The narrative follows Michie’s personal life and career through their ups and downs.

Advises folks to find a good teacher – take much time – years and years – knowledgable, living example, teaching skill – a few warnings –

Chapters –

1. What Does it Take to Be Happy
2. Buddha’s First Teaching
3. How to Meditate
4. Karma
5. This Precious Life
6. The First Step
7. Cultivating Compassion
8. Finding Happiness in Daily Life
9. The Heart of Buddha’s Wisdom
10. Following a Teacher –
Epilogue –

Excerpt:  Chapter 1:  http://www.davidmichie.com/buddhism-for-busy-people.html

This is pretty good too – Wikihow – http://www.wikihow.com/Practice-Tibetan-Buddhism

Nice – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5dU6serXkg

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