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On Living Life Well
Echoes of the Words of the Buddha from the Theravada Tradition
This collection of talks by internationally known Buddhist scholars, given as part of Colgate University study-abroad programs, presents complex Buddhist insights into living life guided by the Noble Eightfold Path, and how to live more freely through it. Set in the context of Sri Lankan culture, topics include:
- Psychological well-beingThe basis for ethical livingDiscerning meaning in this lifeThe centrality of meditationThe monastic experienceDimensions of historical development of Theravāda tradition in Sri LankaPatterns of formationA way to respond constructively to our global human foiblesExplanations of ancient religious practices still current today.
Engaged discussions with American students and question-and-answer sessions are included.
421 pages; ISBN 9781928706908
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