Sailing the Worldly Winds: A Buddhist Way Through the Ups and Downs of Life by Vajragupta Online

Sailing the Worldly Winds: A Buddhist Way Through the Ups and Downs of Life
Title : Sailing the Worldly Winds: A Buddhist Way Through the Ups and Downs of Life
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ISBN : 9781907314100
Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 136

This book focuses on the Buddha’s teaching of the worldly winds, how we can learn to navigate them more effectively, so that we can sail safely through life rather than being blown off course, however stormy the weather.How do we really get on in this world? Tossed around by gain, buffeted by loss, borne aloft by praise, cast down by blame, how can we not be ground under,This book focuses on the Buddha’s teaching of the worldly winds, how we can learn to navigate them more effectively, so that we can sail safely through life rather than being blown off course, however stormy the weather.How do we really get on in this world? Tossed around by gain, buffeted by loss, borne aloft by praise, cast down by blame, how can we not be ground under, lose all direction, confidence, and sense of purpose? The Buddha had clear guidance on how to rise above these "worldly winds," and Vajragupta here opens up for us the Buddha’s compassionate yet uncompromising teaching.Using reflections, exercises, and suggestions for daily practice, this book can help you find greater equanimity and perspective in the ups and downs—big and small—of everyday life.Sailing the Worldly Winds was written in conjunction with the Triratna Buddhist Order 2011 International Urban Retreat.Vajragupta has been a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order since 1994, and is director of the Triratna Development Team. He lives in Worcester, England, where he teaches Buddhism and meditation.


Sailing the Worldly Winds: A Buddhist Way Through the Ups and Downs of Life Reviews

  • Steve

    This is the first Windhorse book with a Kindle version. I don't mind reading a book on a divice because I have too many books. I've read about 20 books on my devise, and while I like holding a book in my hand, I can't complain about reading too many e-books because there just isn't the selection. And I've got a million books in my "to be read" bookshelf.This is a basic book, but I've gotten intellectual indigestion because I've read too many rich books. There's such a thing as getting to know wh [...]

  • Chris

    It was a nice short book about ways of thinking about changes in your life in a Buddhist way