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The Power of an Open Question

A Buddhist Approach to Abiding in Uncertainty

SKU# 9780834822795

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Shambhala Publications | 09/17/2010
ISBN: 9780834822795

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How do we find a resting place in a world that is complex and always changing? How do we practice spirituality beyond the limits of blind acceptance and doubt? Elizabeth Mattis-Namgyel proposes that when we ask challenging questions like these, we access our deepest intelligence and most powerful insights. “When we ask a question,” she suggests, “our mind is engaged yet open. The process of inquiry protects us from our tendency to reach static conclusions. Instead, we can respond to uncertainty and change with inquisitiveness and a sense of wonder.” Her book guides us on a provocative, playful, and spiritually enriching journey of contemplation that could last a lifetime.

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"A bold, playful, and invigorating book about the Buddha’s most important and subtle teachings."—Pema Ch

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