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Tara Brach is an American psychologist, author, and proponent of Buddhist meditation. She is a guiding teacher and founder of the Insight Meditation Community of Washington, D.C. Dr. Brach teaches her Wednesday night meeting in Bethesda, Maryland.
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See No Stranger
A Memoir and Manifesto of Revolutionary Love
by Valarie Kaur (Jun 16, 2020)
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How do we love in a time of rage? How do we fix a broken world while not breaking ourselves? Valarie Kaur—renowned Sikh activist, filmmaker, and civil rights lawyer—describes revolutionary love as the call of our time, a radical, joyful practice that extends in three directions: to others, to our opponents, and to ourselves. It enjoins us to see no...
Tara Brach
Jun 16, 2020
Highly recommend @valariekaur - new book, #SEENOSTRANGER -     source
The Shallows
What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
by Nicholas Carr (Mar 03, 2020)
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Nicholas Carr’s bestseller The Shallows has become a foundational book in one of the most important debates of our time: As we enjoy the internet’s bounties, are we sacrificing our ability to read and think deeply? This 10th-anniversary edition includes a new afterword that brings the story up to date, with a deep examination of the cognitive and b...
Tara Brach
It's really describing how technology actually shapes and changes our brain.     source
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When Things Fall Apart
Heart Advice for Difficult Times
by Pema Chodron (Jun 07, 2016)
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Pema Chödrön's perennially best-selling classic on overcoming life's difficulties cuts to the heart of spirituality and personal growth--now in a newly designed 20th-anniversary edition with a new afterword by Pema--makes for a perfect gift and addition to one's spiritual library. How can we live our lives when everything seems to fall apart—when w...
Tara Brach
Wonderful.     source
The Essential Rumi, New Expanded Edition
by Jalal al-Din Rumi (May 28, 2004)
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This revised and expanded edition of The Essential Rumi includes a new introduction by Coleman Barks and more than 80 never-before-published poems.Through his lyrical translations, Coleman Barks has been instrumental in bringing this exquisite literature to a remarkably wide range of readers, making the ecstatic, spiritual poetry of thirteenth-cent...
Tara Brach
Really, really beautiful.     source
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A Path with Heart
A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life
by Jack Kornfield (Jun 01, 1993)
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A guide to reconciling Buddhist spirituality with the American way of life addresses the challenges of spiritual living in the modern world and offers guidance for bringing a sense of the sacred to everyday experience....
Tara Brach
Very good.     source