Essential reading for those seeking life-changing psychological tools and transcendent wisdom, Enlightenment to Go provides a lively and accessible introduction to the 'best of' Shantideva. With warmth, humor, and stories of his own experiences, author David Michie shows how modern psychological science confirms Shantideva's insights, and he explores powerful antidotes to contemporary problems, including stress, anxiety, and depression. Whether you are a newcomer to Buddhism or a seasoned practitioner, Enlightenment to Go offers a glimpse of a radiantly different reality right here in your busy life.
One of Spirituality and Health's Best Spiritual Books of 2011.
– Spirituality and Health
"David Michie brings to life Shantideva's radical approach, showing we're far more capable than we imagine of opening our hearts."
– Robina Courtin, editor of Becoming the Compassion Buddha
"Compassionate wisdom is brought to life in this practical and helpful book."
– Tenzin Palmo, author of Into the Heart of Life
"In a meaningful, down-to-earth way, David has once again made the profound teachings of The Enlightened One readily accessible to all, even to the busiest of business people. No excuses!"
– Associate Professor Dave Webb, Business School, University of Western Australia
"Life-affirming lessons as relevant as this morning's newspaper and as timeless as Buddhism itself. This book can change your mind."
– Dinty W. Moore, author of The Mindful Writer
"This is the book we've been waiting for! David Michie clearly and concisely interprets the most essential of Shantideva's verses and offers exercises and meditations that we can easily integrate into our daily lives. I am deeply grateful for this book."
– Toni Bernhard, author of How to Be Sick
"With good humor and deep insight, Enlightenment to Go offers a tangible blueprint for increased happiness. Readers will thoroughly enjoy the journey."