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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
Valarie Kaur - 2020-06-16
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Valarie Kaur's new book explores revolutionary love as a radical, joyful practice that can transform our relationships, communities, cultures, and nations. Drawing on her experiences as a Sikh activist, filmmaker, and civil rights lawyer, Kaur takes readers on a journey through her life and offers wisdom from sages, scientists, and activists. See No Stranger invites us to see no stranger, to extend love to others, our opponents, and ourselves, creating new possibilities for a better world.
Tara Brach
Highly recommend @valariekaur - new book, #SEENOSTRANGER -      source
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The Shallows
What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains
Nicholas Carr - 2011-06-06 (first published in 2010)
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This thought-provoking book is a must-read for anyone interested in the impact of technology on our ability to think deeply. Carr's bestseller delves into the important debate around the internet and its effects on our cognitive abilities. The 10th-anniversary edition includes a new afterword examining the impact of smartphones and social media.
Tara Brach
It's really describing how technology actually shapes and changes our brain.      source
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The Essential Rumi
Jalal Al-Din Rumi - 2004-05-28 (first published in 1273)
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Discover the exquisite and mystical poetry of thirteenth-century Sufi mystic Rumi in this bestselling book, The Essential Rumi. With a new introduction by Coleman Barks and over 80 never-before-published poems, this revised and expanded edition is a must-read for anyone seeking spiritual enlightenment. Through Barks' lyrical translations, Rumi's ecstatic poetry has been made accessible to readers across the world. Don't miss out on the definitive selection of Rumi's most beautiful and moving poetry.
Tara Brach
Really, really beautiful.      source
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When Things Fall Apart
Heart Advice for Difficult Times
Pema Chodron - 2000-09-26 (first published in 1996)
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This spiritual classic offers life-changing tools for transforming suffering and negative patterns into ease and joy. Drawing from traditional Buddhist wisdom, the author shows that moving towards painful situations and becoming intimate with them can open up our hearts in unexpected ways. A must-read for those seeking personal growth and resilience.
Tara Brach
Wonderful.      source
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A Path with Heart
A Guide Through the Perils and Promises of Spiritual Life
Jack Kornfield - 1993-06-01
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Discover how to balance Buddhist principles with the demands of contemporary life in this enlightening guide. Explore the challenges of spiritual living in the modern world and learn how to incorporate a sense of sacredness into your daily experiences.
Tara Brach
Very good.      source