UN SENTIERO VERSO LA FELICITÀ
Ogni passo dovrebbe essere amore.
Ogni passo dovrebbe essere perdono.
In questo nuovo libro, il maestro Thich Nhat Hanh rivolge un appello ai cittadini di ogni tradizione, cultura e religione per porre le basi di una etica rinnovata capace di traghettare l’umanità verso un mondo di pace e di condivisione della ricchezza, in cui vengano superate tutte le divisioni e sia possibile vivere in totale armonia. Attraverso pratici esercizi di mindfulness ed esempi tratti dalla vita e dagli insegnamenti del Buddha, il monaco vietnamita indica un percorso interamente basato sulle Quattro nobili verità del buddhismo: è solamente attraverso la consapevolezza dell’esistenza del dolore e la ricerca delle radici del male che si può procedere alla comprensione delle sue cause per poter finalmente intraprendere la via verso la felicità e fondare un’etica globale basata sul rispetto reciproco.
- ISBN: 8811671345
- Casa Editrice: Garzanti
- Pagine: 160
This slim volume clearly delineates how Buddhist principles can be applied to modern life in a very pragmatic way which benefits all people. Sensible, cogent examples of how mindful living impacts everything around us.
One of his better books I've read, Good Citizens is a zen guide for taking care of ourselves, each other, and our planet—now and into the future. Published in 2012, it's even more relevant today. While Thich sometimes veers into Buddhism practices and teachings, he mostly offers practical advice on Leggi tutto
"Engaged Buddhism is not just self-help. It helps us feel stronger and more stable and also more connected to others and committed to the happiness of all beings." With Thich Nhat Hanh's bold introductory promise, we are introduced to the Four Noble Truths that speak to people of all faiths and cult Leggi tutto
Really enjoyed this book, shows that bettering yourself can be done in very simple steps and then that can help lead to an improvement in the world around you. Pain is imminent, suffering is optional.
How to be a little better towards others and towards yourself in a complicated and violent world.
Between Thich Nhat Hanh and Dalai Lama XIV, this is the 7th book I've read on Buddhism and I'd pretty safely put it as my 7th favorite of those, but I'm still glad I read it. I make no claims of being an expert or highly-skilled practitioner, but each time I read about The Four Noble Truths and the p Leggi tutto
While this is a review for one of his books, I have read a couple of other books by him ("Fear", "Silence") and this review is equally valid for them (and many others written by him) because are all connected and revolve around very similar central themes. These books are certainly not to be compare Leggi tutto
A framework for engagement with the world derived from Buddhist principles (the 4 Nobles Truths and the Eightfold Path). The thing that stood out most to me were the emphasis on introspection, to understand the causes of your own suffering and that of others in order to build empathy. The emphasis o Leggi tutto
I enjoyed the breadth of topics covered that the author mentioned to be connected to his Buddhist beliefs, but at the same time I feel that his explanations did not go deep enough to make sense or satisfy me on a few sections.
A simple book of guidance that I should go back to often. Speak truthfully, without lies. Speak consistently, without saying one thing to one person and something else to another. Speak respectfully, without insult. Speak accurately, without exaggeration.
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