Awakening from the Daydream: Reimagining the Buddha's Wheel of Life by David NichternAwakening from the Daydream: Reimagining the Buddha's Wheel of Life by David Nichtern

Awakening from the Daydream: Reimagining the Buddha's Wheel of Life

byDavid NichternForeword byLodro RinzlerContribution byChogyam Trungpa

Paperback | October 4, 2016

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Hell realms, gods, and hungry ghosts—these are just a few of the images on the Buddhist wheel of life. In Awakening from the Daydream, discover how these ancient symbols are still relevant to our modern life.

In Awakening from the Daydream, meditation teacher David Nichtern reimagines the ancient Buddhist allegory of the Wheel of Life. Famously painted at the entryway to Buddhist monasteries, the Wheel of Life encapsulates the entirety of the human situation. In the image of the Wheel we find a teaching about how to make sense of life and how to find peace within an uncertain world.

Nichtern writes with clarity and humor, speaking to our contemporary society and its concerns and providing simple practical steps for building a mindful, compassionate, and liberating approach to living.
David Nichtern is a senior teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage of Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche and Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche. David was one of the initial American students of renowned meditation master Trungpa Rinpoche and studied closely with him soon after his arrival in the United States in 1970. David has been co-director of the S...
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Title:Awakening from the Daydream: Reimagining the Buddha's Wheel of LifeFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:160 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.5 inShipping dimensions:8 × 5 × 0.5 inPublished:October 4, 2016Publisher:Wisdom PublicationsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1614290059

ISBN - 13:9781614290056

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“A powerful and highly-insightful commentary and feel that it will be valued and enjoyed by all – irrespective of any spiritual and religious beliefs.”