How to Be Happy

How to Be Happy

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Baker & Taylor
An accessible introduction to Buddhism by a forefront teacher makes recommendations for transforming problems into sources of happiness, feeling compassion for one's enemies, and rejoicing in the good fortune of others, in a guide complemented by three spiritual meditations.

Perseus Publishing
Lama Zopa Rinpoche is considered one of the most remarkable Buddhist teachers alive, and How to Be Happy represents him at his most engaging and inspiring. Here Rinpoche helps readers find their Good Heart, the heart that can easily rejoice in the happiness of others. He also gives sage advice on transforming problems into happiness and finding compassion for one's "enemies" ? those people, thoughts, and situations in daily life that are troublesome and unpleasant. Ending with three powerfully evocative guided meditations, the book helps readers see that the more they give away, the more happiness they find right now. Packaged in a colorful, compact hardcover, How to Be Happy is equally valuable for both Buddhists and general seekers of peace and serenity.

Simon and Schuster
In How to Be Happy, Lama Zopa Rinpoche helps us find our good heart, the heart that rejoices in the happiness of others.

How to transform problems into happiness, how to find compassion for our "enemies", how to treat ourselves with kindness; it is on these persistent and universal challenges that Lama Zopa offers his wise and warm teachings. Including three wonderfully rich and evocative guided meditations, How to Be Happy works with the reader to show that happiness in this present moment is dependent on the wisdom of a truly open and generous heart.

Anyone looking for advice on how to be happy - truly, meaningfully happy - will find Lama Zopa Rinpoche to be a trustworthy and skillful guide. He is a tireless teacher of methods that work for us when all is well, and also when life's troubles, big and small, seem unmanageable.

Publisher: Somerville, MA : Wisdom Publications, 2008
ISBN: 9780861711963
Characteristics: 131 p. ; 17 cm
Additional Contributors: Cameron, Ailsa
Bartok, Josh


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