Letting Go of the Person You Used to Be: Lessons on Change, Loss, and Spiritual Transformation

Letting Go of the Person You Used to Be: Lessons on Change, Loss, and Spiritual Transformation

Lama Surya Das


The cherished American Lama, a non secular chief whose inimitable gentle and
lively common instructing type has woke up the spirituality of hundreds of thousands, now stocks an enlightened method of swap and loss, facing tough feelings akin to worry, grief, and anger, and the function of quandary in uncovering our real selves.

For many folks, fresh years were characterised by means of profound swap, even if it pertains to monetary upheaval, political shifts, or maybe vast losses of existence to illness and violence. Even at the own point every person needs to confront the curves lifestyles throws his or her approach. Buddhism has greatly to assert approximately swap and impermanence and the way to meaningfully care for it. Change--whether on a wide or small scale--provides our most crucial chance for studying approximately ourselves and the character of truth. From this crucial perception Lama Surya Das has crafted a satisfying and significant route to figuring out and therapeutic ourselves and discovering peace.

Full of private tales, anecdotes, functional workouts, guided meditations and reflections, and pithy unique aphorisms, Letting cross of the individual You Used to Be addresses life's such a lot common problems in a fashion that's available to all. through the use of memorable recommendations corresponding to The Virtues of Adversity, The Pearl precept ("No internal inflammation, no pearl"), and Gaining via Loss, Surya reminds readers that hiding from switch and loss is futile. studying to consciously settle for and embody swap ends up in a greater figuring out of ourselves and our personal innate divine gentle.

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