Buddha Standard Time by Surya Das

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...I thought this book was for anyone who feels time-pressed and stressed out about how quickly everything moves (and how little we seem to get done).
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"A wealth of inspiration and practical tips for enjoying the Kingdom of God, the Pure Land of the Buddha, now." —Thich Nhat Hanh, bestselling author of Peace Is EveryStep

"For newcomers to Buddhism (and non-Buddhists interested in universal wisdom!) and‘old hands’ at practice . . . [Das] promises nothing less than a liberated life, freed from angst over the tyranny of time, though the practice of loving presence." —Sylvia Boorstein, author of Happiness Is An Inside Job

Internationally renowned meditation scholar Lama Surya Das delivers a penetrating and practical guide to discovering the power of living fully in the now. In the tradition of the Dalai Lama’s The Art of Happiness and Noah Levine’s Heart of the Revolution, Buddha Standard Time is a road map to discovering your own inner kingdom of awareness, patience, and love.

 

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Lama Surya Das is one of the foremost American Buddhist teachers and scholars and is known affectionately to His Holiness the Dalai Lama as "The American Lama." Surya Das is the author of the bestselling books Awakening the Buddha Within and Buddha Is as Buddha Does, founder and spiritual director of the Dzogchen Foundation, and founder of the Western Buddhist Teachers Network. A sought-after speaker who teaches, lectures, and conducts retreats around the world, he lives in Concord, Massachusetts.
 
Published May 24, 2011 by HarperCollins e-books. 227 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Self Help. Non-fiction
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All: 7 | Positive: 6 | Negative: 1

Kirkus

Excellent
Reviewed by Kirkus Reviews on Jun 01 2011

Exhilarating and profound food for the timeless soul.

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Patheos

Excellent
Reviewed by Carl Gregg on Jun 29 2011

But the challenge of this book is not to read this (alleged) truth, but to test if this truth is verifiable in your own life and in your own firsthand experience...

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Cleveland.com

Excellent
Reviewed by Donna Marchetti on Jul 06 2012

For those looking for more equanimity, "Buddha Standard Time" can ease the tyranny of the hamster's wheel.

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Daily Camera

Below average
Reviewed by Dinesh Ramde on Aug 12 2011

But if you don't meditate, or if you're a doubter, you might get better time-management advice from more conventional sources.

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Yahoo! Voices

Good
Reviewed by Sheri Newton on Jul 16 2011

Overall, I found that the exercises are quite helpful in learning how to meditate and reconnect with nature.

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Belief Net

Good
Reviewed by Taz Tagore on Jul 06 2012

...I thought this book was for anyone who feels time-pressed and stressed out about how quickly everything moves (and how little we seem to get done).

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BiblioBuffet

Good
Reviewed by Katherine Hauswirth on Sep 23 2012

Buddha Standard Time helps us take baby steps toward “befriending time,” which can in turn grant us at the very least an occasional relief from the march of the schedule and its associated expectations.

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