Healing Anger: The Power of Patience from a Buddhist Perspective
All the world's major religions emphasize the importance of the practice of love, compassion, and tolerance. This is particularly true in the Buddhist traditions, which unanimously state that compassion and love are the foundation of all paths of practice. To cultivate the potential for compassion and love inherent within us, it is crucial to counteract their opposing forces of anger and hatred.
In this book, the Dalai Lama shows how through the practice of patience and tolerance we can overcome the obstacles of anger and hatred. He bases his discussion on A Guide to the Bodhisattva Way of Life, the classic work on the activities of Bodhisattvas--those who aspire to attain full enlightenment in order to benefit all beings.
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Review: Healing Anger: The Power of Patience from a Buddhist PerspectiveUser Review - Durwin - Goodreads
Dalai Lama consistently shares great wisdom on dealing with difficult emotions. The challenge for me is that sometimes some Budhist views SEEM not to recognize the gift in the heart of anger, which is that anger is the emotion that helps us create clarity around a situation that feels confusing. Read full review
Review: Healing Anger: The Power of Patience from a Buddhist PerspectiveUser Review - Brann Gallagher - Goodreads
The narrative arc could've used some re-tooling.... But, seriously, a solid read that includes both teachings and answers to common questions from practitioners. Read full review