PLEASE NOTE
Books must show On Our Shelves Now for same day pick-up in stores.
We recommend calling stores that show low stock numbers.

Buddhist Boot Camp (Hardcover)

List Price: $13.99
Our Price: $12.99
(Save: $1.00 7%)
On Our Shelves Now
Books Inc. in Alameda
1 on hand, as of Jul 26 2:36am (RELIGION)
Books Inc. in Opera Plaza
2 on hand, as of Jul 26 2:56am (RELIGION)
Compass Books-Terminal 2
9 on hand, as of Jul 26 2:57am (RELIGION)
Books Inc. in the Castro
1 on hand, as of Jul 26 2:58am (RELIGION)
Books Inc. in Palo Alto
1 on hand, as of Jul 26 4:07am (RELIGION)
Compass Books-Terminal 3
2 on hand, as of Jul 26 4:08am (NEW HARDBACK NON-FICTION)
Books Inc. in Mountain View
2 on hand, as of Jul 26 4:09am (RELIGION)
Books Inc. in Burlingame
3 on hand, as of Jul 26 4:09am (RELIGION)

Description


Buddhism is all about training the mind, and boot camp is an ideal training method for this generation's short attention span. The chapters in this small book can be read in any order, and are simple and easy to understand. Each story, inspirational quote, and teaching offers mindfulness-enhancing techniques that anyone can relate to. You don't need to be a Buddhist to find the Buddha's teachings motivational. As the Dalai Lama says, "Don't try to use what you learn from Buddhism to be a Buddhist; use it to be a better whatever-you-already-are."

So whether it's Mother Teresa's acts of charity, Gandhi's perseverance, or your aunt Betty's calm demeanor, as long as you're motivated to be better today than you were yesterday, it doesn't matter who inspires you. Regardless of religion, geographical region, race, ethnicity, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, ability, flexibility, or vulnerability, if you do good you feel good, and if you do bad you feel bad.

Buddhism isn't just about meditating. It's about rolling up your sleeves to relieve some of the suffering in the world. If you are ready to be a soldier of peace in the army of love, welcome to Buddhist Boot Camp

Product Details ISBN-10: 0062267434
ISBN-13: 9780062267436
Published: HarperOne, 02/01/2013
Pages: 142
Language: English