Your concise guide to Buddhism, mindfulness, and meditation!
The Everything Essential Buddhism Book is your beginner's guide to the Buddhist principles of nonviolence, mindfulness, and self-awareness. Learn about the deceptively simple truths of this enigmatic religion, including:
The life of Buddha and his continuing influence throughout the world
Buddha's teachings and the Four Noble Truths of Buddhism
The Noble Eightfold Path and how it should guide you
What the Sutras say about education, marriage, sex, and death
The proven physiological effects of meditation
The growing impact of Buddhism on modern American culture
Also included is instruction for the many forms of Buddhist meditation, including Zen and Tibetan practices. Most important, you will learn how you can apply the tenets of Buddhism to your daily life--and achieve clarity and inner peace in the process.