“As founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center in New York, Allan Lokos has an arsenal of tools for coping with stressful situations.”. During the month of February, we’re reading Allan Lokos’s Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living at the Tricycle Book Club. Pick up a copy and. Read an interview with meditation teacher and author Allan Lokos and learn how you can win 1 of 2 free copes of Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living.
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He offers the inspiration allwn notable exemplars, and includes not only the words of wisdom of great teachers in the Buddhist tradition, but also simple, do-able exercises and practices to help us along the way.
Fatigue and hunger are pretty easy to address: This book wonderfully pulls in Buddhists thoughts and theories, and as you begin to get a glimmer of how it might feel to have more patience the author provides you with some concrete exercises and ideas to start making it a reality in your life.
In the section on relationships, you explored some of the inevitable challenges we face when become emotionally intimate with someone else. Really great reminder of how to breath and think before you act.
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It challenges many of the assumptions and misconceptions we have about ourselves and the world. I highly recommend this book! In this revelatory book, Lokos draws on his many years as a Buddhist practitioner and spiritual teacher, as well as interviews with a wide range of individuals who have had their patience tested-often dramatically so-and lays out a compelling path to the heart of patience.
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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. I haven’t studied much of Buddhism’s beliefs before so this was a different perspective for me. Did you enjoy this post?
Ships from and sold by Amazon. For the full story of this morning, and more of my thoughts on the book click here. I observe the suffering I create for myself when the traffic backs up on the freeway, when my computer fails to perform in conformance to my expectations or needs, when those around me make demands on my time and energies pxtience I am reluctant to share. This kind of skill takes wisdom, awareness, and practice because our usual response is to try to change the external circumstances that we feel pztience the causes of our annoyance or impatience.
His laugh-out-loud chapter on raising children is a treasure. I need guidance as to how to achieve it. Jan 05, Mary Goncalves rated it it was amazing. Thoughtful reminder about staying in the present and using stressful situations to learn more about ourselves and others.
Next consider the possibility that you are being heard but the other person simply disagrees. I cannot recommend this book allann enough. Allan Lokos’ quiet guide to his practice of patience is like that ancient bell – clear, penetrating and deeply awakening. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. To survive the roller-coaster ride of life, with its ever-changing shifts from pleasure to pain, gain to loss, and praise to blame, requires a substantial depth of patience.
According to Lokos, anger and patience are two sides of the same coin and, therefore, if we hope to develop our ability to be patient we must first learn to recognize and tame anger’s many manifestations-from annoyance, rage, and bitterness, to ill will, hostility, and indignation.
Design by Joshua Denney. How can I be this old and just understanding the relationship between anger and impatience and how waiting before responding can transform my life?
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Subscribe to Tiny Buddha for free daily or weekly emails and to learn about future giveaways! On the second page of his introduction, he tells us that the idea for this book arose from a casual remark made by his wife, to the effect that she believed every mistake she allann ever made or unkind word she had ever spoken was due in some way to a lack of patience.
A step-by-step guide to weathering life’s storms from an inspiring spiritual teacher, Patience will help readers discover greater peace and contentment in their lives.
Earlier in this life Allan was a professional singer appearing in the original Broadway productions of Oliver! According to Lokos, to develop a depth of patience we must first acknowledge the unhappiness caused by our impatience and anger in its many manifestations-from mild annoyance to rage. Patience delves into patiene vital subject with wisdom and compassion and offers us a path to our own higher self.
So it almost felt like a brainwashing session where I’m just repeating the word patience times until I go crazy. The winners for this giveaway have already been chosen.