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Daniel B. Harris is a journalist for ABC News, an anchor for Nightline and co-anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America.
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The Middle Way
Faith Grounded in Reason
Dalai Lama - 2009-05-26
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The Middle Way offers an insightful discussion of Buddhist philosophy and its relation to personal experience. Written by the Dalai Lama, this book presents a comprehensive explanation of the foundational teachings of the Mahayana tradition, exploring concepts such as emptiness and interdependency. Through teachings based on the works of two revered figures in Buddhism, the book presents a clear explanation of how to put ethical discipline, wisdom, and compassion into practice, urging readers to engage in careful analysis and seek the reasons behind their beliefs.
Dan Harris
@mndfultodd @10percent Check out “the middle way”?      source
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Buddhism Without Beliefs
A Contemporary Guide to Awakening
Stephen Batchelor - 1998-03-01 (first published in 1997)
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Discover a new way of life with this acclaimed guide to Buddhism for both beginners and practitioners. Author Stephen Batchelor emphasizes the importance of understanding the nature of anguish and working towards a way of life that is available to all. This national bestseller encourages engaging in the practices of Buddhism, not simply believing in them, as a path to spiritual enlightenment that anyone can follow, regardless of background or beliefs.
Dan Harris
@JesseMudd Buddhism without beliefs, Stephen Batchelor      source
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Real Happiness
The Power of Meditation
Sharon Salzberg - 2019-12-24 (first published in 2011)
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Discover the power of meditation with Real Happiness, a 28-day program created by world-renowned meditation teacher and spiritual author Sharon Salzberg. This complete guide covers everything from basic posture and breathing exercises to calming the mind and dealing with distractions. With 12 different meditation practices, including mindfulness and walking meditation, Real Happiness is an accessible and easy-to-follow guide to improving focus, reducing stress, and finding inner peace. Perfect for beginners and experienced meditators alike, this book will change lives and unlock the door to real and accessible happiness.
Dan Harris
@juntius I list some books in the instructions section. But a good starter is "real happiness" by @SharonSalzberg      source