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The Beginner's Guide to Walking the Buddha's Eightfold Path

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“Writing a ‘nuts and bolts’ guide that is genuinely wise, charmingly conversational, and a pleasure to read requires a particular talent, and Jean Smith has proved once again that she has it.”—Sylvia Boorstein, author of Don’t Just Do Something, Sit There

The third of Jean Smith’s Beginner’s Guides focuses on the Buddha’s Eightfold Path—the concepts central to practicing th
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Paperback, 256 pages
Published July 16th 2002 by Harmony (first published 2002)
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Lucky
Jun 18, 2011 Lucky rated it it was amazing
I have read several of Jean Smith's introductory books and find them to be exactly what I was looking for. They are easy to understand with definitions of Buddhist lingo and they are organized in a way that makes sense.
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Jan 31, 2008 brian garcia marked it as to-read
quite challenging to review a book on Buddhism, as judgments are a way of attaching values. I accept this book for what it is and have learned/re-learned things. I have read other books on Buddhism -- including one by this author -- that speak to me more profoundly.
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A very good step by step examination of the Eight Fold Path.

Very clear and straight forward, a good reference for the future.
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