Buddhism: The Complete Guide to Buddhism and Meditation to Relieve Stress (A Personal Exploration of Buddhism in Today's World)
Publisher: Roger Moody
The ultimate goal of a buddhist is to achieve a state known as nirvana. This is a state of complete inner peace and an elimination of all suffering. The major sources of suffering according to the buddha’s teachings are ignorance and de-sire. Through various techniques like meditation and yoga, buddhists attempt to achieve this state.
In this essential guide, you’ll discover:
The story of buddha and how buddhism applies to our modern-day life
The three ways of buddhist wisdom (listening, contemplation and meditation)
Mindfulness and the elements of buddhist meditative practice
The explanation of dharma, the four noble thruths and the noble eightfold path
The explanation of the powerful mani mantra
You will learn everything you need to know to get started with buddhism which will develop in to a more in-depth and personal discussion. You will be introduced in to the ways of the buddhist and how developing mindfulness can truly enhance your mind. With several written illustrations of the most popular and different meditation styles, you will be able to achieve balance in your life.