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The Backdoor to Enlightenment: Eight Steps to Living Your Dreams and Changing Your World

3.87 of 5 stars 3.87  ·  rating details  ·  38 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Everyone dreams of a better life. All the things you’ve ever wanted — happiness, loving relationships, well-being, abundance, and peace of mind — are all qualities of enlightenment, a way of embracing our fullest potential that seemed unavailable to us, until now.

For thousands of years, the secret to enlightenment has remained hidden in the distant reaches of the Himalaya...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published February 19th 2008 by Harmony (first published February 19th 2007)
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I LOVE this book. I think it's utterly brilliant, a total eye-opener. I can't recommend this strongly enough. I think if you are in the right frame of mind, this is a book that could change your life dramatically.

The book is a breakdown of the six perfections talked about in Vajrayana Buddhism, but don't let that put you off if you're not into Buddhism. It's presented in a very non-religious way by means of presenting through a story that parallels the book, and in reality, the six perfections a...more
May 12, 2008 Mark rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: all
Recommended to Mark by: the Liberrry
I really liked this book because it mixed a great story with buddhist teaching. Instead of being a full step by step self help book, it had a story and then analzyed the characters to get the points across.

The story read like the Divinci Code, so each chapter left you with a cliffhanger, wanting more. I also liked, that while it was a spiritual book, it wasn't really preachy and it downplayed the steps.

It was a story wrapped in a story - wrapped in a tortilla shell :). Great motivational book es...more
Sammy Sutton
I really enjoyed this book. 'The Backdoor to Enlightenment' was two-fold for me as a wonderful modern/historical mystery, and a book full of fabulous details and insight about spirituality. I am not sure where this book came seems to have appeared on the shelf of my coffee table one day. Its rather mysterious appearance has always been rather significant to me. LOL Nevertheless, it is a fabulous book with an awesome mystery surrounding an interesting artifact.
Informative easy read. Great intro read.
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