How Would Buddha Think?: 1,501 Right-Intention Teachings for Cultivating a Peaceful Mind by Barbara Ann Kipfer

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—The Buddha


Every word and every action begins with a thought. Negative thoughts based in jealousy, greed, or hatred may seem harmless on the surface. After all, they’re only thoughts, right? But while thoughts are only in our head, they often betray our intentions, and can directly shape our actions. So, how can you overcome internal negativity and live more consciously?

In How Would Buddha Think?, best-selling author of 14,000 Things to Be Happy About, Barbara Ann Kipfer offers an insightful, modern take on the ancient teaching of Right Intention—an important tenet of the Buddhist Eightfold Path focused on the belief that our intentions drive our actions.

With this book as your guide, you’ll learn how to move past negative thoughts or ill will toward others and instead focus on altruism, purpose, and self-actualization—qualities needed to help you live a truly happy life.



Title : How Would Buddha Think?: 1,501 Right-Intention Teachings for Cultivating a Peaceful Mind
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ISBN : 1626253153
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 256 pages


Reviews


Melissa rated it ★★★☆☆

January 31, 2017

This book is actually divided into three parts teaching, essays, and meditations. Teachings wasn't my favorite and I noticed a few repeats though worded differently. The essays seemed like she took the ideas from the teaching section and expanded what they said. The section on meditations was the...


Janet rated it ★★★★☆

March 13, 2017

I won this book from Goodreads it's a beautiful reminder of living in the moment


Kortney rated it ★★★★☆

June 27, 2016

"In loving and being loved, we become most truly ourselves." I received this as a GR ARC giveaway. I normally wouldn't have chosen to read this, but I'm glad I did. I find other religions very interesting. Barbara Ann Kipfer is very well researched. Page 7-156 is written as bullet points, so it's...


Gina rated it ★★★☆☆

August 21, 2016

I received this book as a First Read. It was ok but not the best book on Buddhist thinking or zen. It would've been better with more exposition rather than being a straight list of tips. It was, however, nice that they modernized the tenets to be relatable to today's world.


Maria rated it ★★★★★

July 30, 2016

Inspiring and calming, this is a book designed to help you realize what's most important in life. But you have to be ready to read it.





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