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Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness

Walking the Buddha's Path

Published by Wisdom Publications
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

From the best-selling author of Mindfulness in Plain English!

In his classic and engaging style, Bhante Gunaratana delves deeply into the noble eightfold path, the Buddha’s most profound teaching on bringing an end to suffering.

With easy-to-understand and specific advice, Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness offers skillful ways to handle anger, find right livelihood, cultivate loving-friendliness, and overcome the mental hindrances that prevent happiness.

Whether you are an experienced meditator or someone who’s only just beginning, this gentle and down-to-earth guide will help you bring the heart of the Buddha’s teachings into every aspect of your life.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Wisdom Publications (June 15, 2001)
  • Length: 288 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780861711765

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Raves and Reviews

"Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness is the perfect companion to Mindfulness in Plain English. Written with the thoroughness and the masterful simplicity so characteristic of his teaching, Bhante Gunaratana presents essential guidelines for turning the Buddha's teachings on the Eightfold Path into living wisdom."

– Larry Rosenberg, author of Breath by Breath

"Bhante Gunaratana's wonderful new book is a practical and personal guide for those truly interested in what it means to be happy."

– Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness

"Clear and straightforward, the reader feels just how possible and practical it is to lead a happy life. Highly recommended."

– Joseph Goldstein, author of Insight Meditation

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