Diamond Mind: A Psychology of Meditation

Diamond Mind: A Psychology of Meditation

by Rob Nairn

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Overview

Buddhism teaches that the mind is the source of 100 percent of all unhappiness: anxiety, agitation, desire, anger, grief. Through understanding how our mind works, it is possible to tame it—and to discover that happiness, wisdom, compassion, and clarity are actually inherent qualities in all of us. Much has been written of this subject, but Rob Nairn's book is the first to express the principles of Buddhist psychology in a way that is so easy to understand and enjoyable to read—while remaining remarkably accurate and complete. Each chapter includes exercises that bring the truth of the teaching home.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781570627637
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 03/27/2001
Series: Psychology of Meditation
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 1,245,429
Product dimensions: 5.55(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.29(d)

About the Author

Rob Nairn's training in psychology and Buddhist practice brings him a unique ability to explain ancient Eastern concepts in modern, accessible terms. The author of What Is Meditation? and Diamond Mind, he is sought after internationally as a lecturer on Buddhist philosophy and meditation.

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