True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart

True Refuge: Finding Peace and Freedom in Your Own Awakened Heart Author Tara Brach
ISBN-10 0553386344
ISBN-13 9780553386349
Year 2016-01-12
Pages 320
Language English
Publisher Bantam
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How do you cope when facing life threatening illness family conflict faltering relationships old trauma obsessive thinking overwhelming emotion or inevitable loss If youre like most people chances are you react with fear and confusion falling back on timeworn strategies anger self judgment and addictive behaviors Though these old conditioned attempts to control our life may offer fleeting relief ultimately they leave us feeling isolated and mired in pain There is another way Beneath the turbulence of our thoughts and emotions exists a profound stillness a silent awareness capable of limitless love Tara Brach author of the award winning Radical Acceptance calls this awareness our true refuge because it is available to every one of us at any moment no exceptions In this book Brach offers a practical guide to finding our inner sanctuary of peace and wisdom in the midst of difficulty Based on a fresh interpretation of the three classic Buddhist gateways to freedomtruth love and awarenessTrue Refuge shows us the way not just to heal our suffering but also to cultivate our capacity for genuine happiness Through spiritual teachings guided meditations and inspirational stories of people who discovered loving presence during times of great struggle Brach invites us to connect more deeply with our own inner life one another and the world around us True Refuge is essential reading for anyone encountering hardship or crisis anyone dedicated to a path of spiritual awakening The book reminds us of our own innate intelligence and goodness making possible an enduring trust in ourselves and our lives We realize that what we seek is within us and regardless of circumstances there is always a way to take refuge in a healing and liberating presence Praise for True Refuge Drawing on the latest findings in neuroscience as well as ten more years of personal experience on the path of awakening Tara Brachs superb second book brings readers ever more deeply in touch with our true nature This book is a precious gift filled with insight shared from heart to heart Thich Nhat Hanh True Refuge is a magnificent work of heart For anyone interested in developing a deeper understanding of the mind and how to improve the quality of their life this book offers unique insights and easily learned practices that literally can transform your lifes path Read explore and enjoy Daniel J Siegel M D author of No Drama Discipline This is a special book lovely loving wise and helpful It is like having a sage and caring friend sit with you offering comfort insight and guidance for your own true journey home Jack Kornfield author of The Wise Heart A healing and helpful meditation a gracefully written spiritual gem on awareness refuge and presence Spirituality Practice A richly detailed hopeful book This accomplished example of spiritual self help offers a gentle path for change in the face of suffering Publishers Weekly This book is an undertaking and one that can change your life if you embrace it It is heartfelt and practical full of grit honesty and clarity BeliefnetFrom the Hardcover edition

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