Stepping out of Self-Deception download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rodney Smith

Stepping out of Self-Deception download free [PDF and Ebook] by Rodney Smith year 2010
  • Book name: Stepping out of Self-Deception
  • Author: Rodney Smith
  • Release date: 2010/12/29
  • Publisher: SHAMBHALA PUBLICATIONS INC
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Mind, Body and Spirit
  • ISBN: 9781590307298
  • Rating: 7.74 of 10
  • Votes: 327
  • Review by: America Krueger
  • Review rating: 9.46 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/16
  • Total pages: 160
  • Includes a PDF summary of 18 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Anatta is the Buddhist teaching on the nonexistence of a permanent, independent self. It's a notoriously puzzling and elusive concept, usually leading to such questions as, 'If I don't have a self, who's reading this sentence?' It's not that there's no self there, says Rodney Smith. It's just that the self that is reading this sentence is a configuration of elements that at one time did not exist and which at some point in the future will disperse. Even in its present existence, it's more a temporary arrangement of components rather than something solid. Anatta is a truth the Buddha considered to be absolutely essential to his teaching. Smith shows that understanding this truth can change the way you relate to the world, and that the perspective of selflessness is critically important for anyone involved in spiritual practice. Seeing it can be the key to getting past the idea that spirituality has something to do with self-improvement, and to accessing the joy of deep insight into reality.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 6H56M
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Buddhist Life & Practice, Buddhist Worship, Rites & Ceremonies, Mind, Body, Spirit: Meditation & Visualisation, Buddhist Books
  • Available formats: TXT, OEB, DOCX, EPUB, WORD, PDF, DOC, RB. Compressed in LHA, RAR, ZIP, TAR.Z, CBC, CBR
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 18.02 USD
  • Dimensions: 140x216x16mm
  • Weight: 328g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Boston, United States
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