The Heart of Buddhism

The Heart of Buddhism : Practical Wisdom for an Agitated World

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Attempting to convey the spirit of Buddhism in its most rational, practical and mundane form this book offers a way for normal healthy people to become more healthy and explains that when the simple belief is properly understood the vast range of practices and doctrines begin to make sense. The author also wrote "Beyond Therapy: The Impact of Eastern Religions on Psychological Theory and Practice", "Living The Faith: Buddhist Lives" and "Teachers on Form: Staying Positive in a Stressful Time".show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 129.54 x 213.36 x 17.78mm | 68.04g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • THORSONS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • glossary, bibliography, index
  • 1855382741
  • 9781855382749

About Guy Claxton

Guy Claxton is a psychologist and senior lecturer at King's College, London. He is currently teaching at Schumacher College, a new international centre for studies informed by spiritual and ecological values at Dartington, Devon. He is the author of many books on religion, psychology and education.show more

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'Written with humour, lightness of touch and an affection for the human condition with all its faults, this book is a blessedly easy and reader-friendly account of what Buddhism has to offer.' Anne Bancroft, Resurgenceshow more

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