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Everyday Enlightenment: How to be a Spiritual Warrior at the Kitchen Sink
Propelled by grief following her father's death, a teenager travels from rural Australia to the highlands of Nepal. Her journey brings her closer to peace and leads her to take vows as a Buddhist nun. Venerable Yeshe Chodron brings the Buddhist faith into our daily lives with Everyday Enlightenment. Outlining the Buddha's life and his teachings, she takes the reader on a ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published January 28th 2004 by HarperCollins - AU
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I thought this was going to be about her life, so I picked it up thinking, "I'd like to hear the story of an Australian woman who became a Buddhist Nun." But only 2 chapters were about her life, the rest was basic Buddhist tenenents. Which was nice, but I'd rather read HHTDL for that. She keeps it pretty simple, which made for easy reading, but I would have liked to read more of her story and her experiences with monastic life.