Inner Revolution

Inner Revolution

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9781573227193
  • 336 Pages
  • Riverhead
  • Adult

Overview

The New York Times calls him “America’s number one Buddhist.” He is the co-founder of Tibet House New York, was the first American Tibetan Buddhist monk, and has shared a thirty-five-year friendship with the Dalai Lama. Now, Robert Thurman presents his first completely original book, an introduction to Buddhism and ”an inspiring guide to incorporating Buddhist wisdom into daily life” (USA Today). Written with insight, enthusiasm, and impeccable scholarship, Inner Revolution is not only a national bestseller and practical primer on one of the world’s most fascinating traditions, but it is also a wide-ranging look at the course of our civilization–and how we can alter it for the better. “Part spiritual memoir, part philosophical treatise and part religious history, Thurman’s book is a passionate declaration of the possibilities of renewing the world” (Publishers Weekly, starred review).
Inner Revolution

Inner Revolution

Robert Thurman

Praise

“An inspiring guide to incorporating Buddhist wisdom into daily life.” –USA Today

“Part spiritual memoir, part philosophical treatise and part religious history, Thurman’s book is a passionate declaration of the possibilities of renewing the world.” –Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“The book addresses the corrosive cynicism of our age, which Thurman attributes to a misinterpretation of reality… Clear, accessible writing.” –Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel

“A renowned scholar of Tibetan Buddhism issue a popular appeal to the West to refashion its inner life according to Buddhist enlightenment teachings… Thurman makes an impassioned and engaging guide.” -Kirkus Reviews

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Introduction
Chapter I: Awakening
Chapter II: Searching for the Self
Chapter III: The Cool Revolution
Chapter IV: A Kingly Revolution
Chapter V: The Soul of Enlightenment
Chapter VI: The Power of Cool Heroism
Chapter VII: The World-Taming Adepts
Chapter VIII: Inner Modernity
Chapter IX: Hope for the Third Millennium: The Reunion of Outer and Inner

Epilogue
Appendix

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