Offering powerful insights, simple tips and helpful advice, A Quiet Mind is the key to achieving ease, finding balance and calm in a chaotic world.
Life is full of endless noise - from your phone, the buzz of people, traffic and television. You are also subject to internal noise - worries, fears, negative emotions and racing thoughts. Fuelling stress and anxiety, this overload is harmful to your mental and physical health, distracting you from living a fulfilling, purposeful and peaceful life.
Drawing on the practices, beliefs and teachings of Buddhism, this book explains the causes of the 'noise', looking at your relationship with people, money and technology. It reveals the benefits of turning your consciousness inwards and with a new awareness teaches you how to quieten your mind. Offering powerful insights, simple tips and helpful advice, A Quiet Mind is the key to achieving ease, finding balance and calm in a chaotic world.
Shoukei Matsumoto is a Buddhist monk at the Komjoji Temple in Tokyo. He was ordained in 2003 in Jodo Shinshu, a school of Pure Land Buddhism, and is the founder of Virtual Temple 'HIGANJI', one of the most popular websites for Buddhists in Japan. He has published more than five books in Japanese, with A Monk's Guide to a Clean House and Mind translated into over fifteen languages. He was nominated as a member of Young Global Leaders 2013 at the World Economic Forum.
Table Of Contents:
INTRODUCTION • A Noisy World • Quiet Time • Training the Mind • Letting Go • 'Do no evil, do good' • Walking your own path • INDEX / ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS.
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