In Search of Wisdom
In Search of Wisdom is a book born of the friendship of three gifted teachers, exploring the universal human journey and our quest for meaning and understanding. This translation of the French bestseller brings readers an intimate, insightful, and wide-ranging conversation between Buddhist monk and author Matthieu Ricard, philosopher Alexandre Jollien, and psychiatrist Christophe André.
Join these three luminaries as they share their views on how we uncover our deepest aspirations in life, the nature of the ego, living with the full range of human emotion, the art of listening, the temple of the body, the origin of suffering, the joy of altruism, true freedom, and much more.
“We don't pretend to be experts on the subject matter or models in accomplishing the work or overcoming the obstacles involved in it,” they write. “We are only travelers in search of wisdom, aware that the path is long and arduous, and that we have so much still to discover, to clarify, and to assimilate through practice . . . Our dearest wish is that when you cast your eyes on these pages, you will discover subjects for reflection to inspire you and brighten the light of your life.”
In Search of Wisdom Highlights
- Discovering our deepest aspirations
- The ego: friend or impostor?
- Learning to live with the full spectrum of our emotions
- The art of listening
- The body: burden or idol?
- Suffering and its origins
- The joy of altruism
- The school of simplicity
- Guilt and forgiveness
- True freedom
- Daily practice
|Paperback Book (336 pages)
|eBook ( 336 pages)
|6 x 9 inches
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