The World Comes to You
- Shambhala Publications07/30/2019Pages: 120Size: 5 x 7.25ISBN: 9781611806113Details
These concise, pointed essays by dharma and yoga teacher Michael Stone offer essential wisdom on living the yoga and Buddhist paths in the midst of everyday life and in a world full of challenges. Through the overarching themes of practice, love, and social action, Stone addresses the essential questions of:
What does daily practice actually look like?
Where are you going with your practice?
How do you take your practice into your everyday life?
How does practice manifest as love?
How do you act as a steward of society and live in right relationship with each other and the planet?
These essays inspire and guide, appealing to both yogis and dharma practitioners. In this age where we can’t turn away from environmental and political issues, Stone reminds us in a clear and encouraging way that practice is always both internal and external.Author BioMichael Stone (1974–2017) was a prominent and innovative Buddhist teacher, yogi, psychotherapist, and author. He was the founder and director of the Centre of Gravity Sangha, a community of yoga and Buddhist practitioners based in Toronto, and he taught widely and had a large international following. He is the author of The Inner Tradition of Yoga, Yoga for a World Out of Balance, Freeing the Body Freeing the Mind, and Awake in the World. For more information visit michaelstoneteaching.com.Praise
"This captivating book offers creative ways to inhabit both our contemplative practice and the many tributaries of practice that feed our lives. Each chapter is redolent of Michael’s wisdom and personhood: artful storyteller, humorous and down-to-earth teacher, father, husband, and sangha leader. His words embody his intimacy with life and passion for social change and contain valuable seeds that will sprout anew with each reading. Highly recommended for meditators, yogis, activists, and anyone who wishes to know themselves more deeply." —Bo Forbes, PsyD, author of Yoga for Emotional BalanceSelected Reader Reviews