“As founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center in New York, Allan Lokos has an arsenal of tools for coping with stressful situations.”. During the month of February, we’re reading Allan Lokos’s Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living at the Tricycle Book Club. Pick up a copy and. Read an interview with meditation teacher and author Allan Lokos and learn how you can win 1 of 2 free copes of Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living.
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We associate patience with goodness—and for good reason, since patience lokoe us to be loving and supportive to others. Feb 29, Rorie rated it it was amazing. Philosophy Personal Growth Category: George Anderson and Andrew Barone. As a side note, much of the book references teachings from Buddhism, and as a practicing Catholic, I wasn’t in the least bothered by it.
We are not thrown by the constant ups and downs of life. Return to Book Page. No one is more deserving of your love and tenderness than you are yourself. This one should be read and re-read, periodically, to remind us that living with alpan patience will promote the foundation of mindfulness that cultivates our awareness of connectivity that perpetuates a harmonious existence within the cosmic concert of creation.
Summaries and Excerpts: Patience : the art of peaceful living / Allan Lokos.
Each section concludes with a “profile in patience” – a brief biographical sketch of a person who exemplifies the particular aspect of patience we have just read about. In this life-changing book, Allan Lokos sheds new light on this much-sought-after state of mind, and provides a road map for cultivating greater patience in one’s life.
Jan 20, Mish rated it it was amazing. Mar 17, Amy J added it. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It challenges many of the assumptions and misconceptions we have about ourselves and the world.
Once you are counting to ten or reminding yourself to take a few deep breaths you are already experiencing impatience. Regarding relationships he suggests practicing the Four Immeasurables, or mental states of lovingkindness, compassion, altruistic joy, and equanimity. Was there one story that resonated with you most strongly, and why? In this revelatory book, Lokos draws on his many years as a Buddhist practitioner and spiritual teacher, as well as interviews with a wide range of individuals who have had their patience tested-often dramatically so-and lays out a compelling path to the heart of patience.
One of the word the book mentions continuously throughout the whole section is impermanence. I recommend this book to anyone that has problem with their impatience. It made it a quick read and it was easy to understand. I already feel a little more at peace. True patience, as a practice, is the ability to sense the arising of impatience or anger at its very inception and to be mindful of the fact that these are feelings.
The Book of Freedom. Sep 11, Pam rated it it was amazing. There is just so much in this book, I wondered if it would This book is exactly what I needed at exactly the right time. Place a Hold You must be logged in first.
Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living by Allan Lokos
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Most of the quotes were from Buddhism, a religion that values peaceful and mindful person. Where Buddhism Meets Neuroscience.
This book is exactly what I needed at exactly the right time. In this life-changing book, Allan L. Learn more about Patience: Wasn’t feeling particularly patient when reading this, which almost parience me laughing. I haven’t studied much of Buddhism’s beliefs before so this was a different perspective for me.
Life Between Heaven and Earth. This site is not intended to provide and does not constitute medical, legal, or other professional advice. As Lewis and Clark mapped our way into the timeless beauty patiene the Northwest, Lokos is a very wise and human guide who looos trail into the country of patience, marking all the sacred sites along the way and honoring all the sacred guides who have come before. I’m am seeking a path of mindfulness so maybe that influences my appreciation allam it, however, I do believe it’s a good book for the general population.
After this book, I learned to forgive my friends and had a happier life ever since. Happy that it’s an ebook on all of my devices.
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Some discussion on meditation as a tool also. He reaches with both mind and heart into the nature of patience. Lenin and Slavoj Zizek.
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