In the Lap of the Buddha

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Title:In the Lap of the Buddha


Author:Gavin Harrison

Publisher:Shambhala Publications

Publish Year:1994

Edition:First Edition

Cover:Paper Back

Subject:Self Help | Buddhism | Philosophy


Remarks:Notes and Index. Foreword by Joseph Goldstein.


Size:140 x 214 mm


Price:USD 13.55

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  • In this book a teacher of insight meditation offers personal testament, healing words, and wise instruction to help meet the suffering that comes with catastrophic life events. Speaking openly about his own struggles with memories of childhood sexual abuse and with the HIV diagnosis he received in 1989, Gavin Harrison reveals how compassion offers refuge and help for all who suffer from similar crises of body, heart, and spirit. Among the topics covered are:

        Dealing with fear, anger, and self-hatred
        Working with difficult relationships
        Confronting physical pain and the fear of death
        Transforming the legacy of sexual abuse
        The question of karma and "Why me?"
        Grappling with issues of faith, freedom, hope, and miracles
        Basic insight meditation instructions, plus guided meditations for forgiveness, compassion, and equanimity

    Gavin Harrison

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