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When the Iron Eagle Flies: Buddhism for the West

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When the Iron Eagle Flies is a complete meditation course from one of the West's most beloved Buddhist teachers. In her usual direct style, Ayya Khema points us toward the middle path—a path of simplicity. Her teachings unfold simply, free of jargon, and are ideal for a contemporary world where our fevered pursuit of pleasure and comfort leaves us "like children playing in ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2000 by Wisdom Publications (first published 1991)
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Vu Minh Thu
May 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“Những gì được trao lại là bản đồ với các dấu mốc, với những lời hướng dẫn cách thực hành, nhưng chúng ta phải tự đi tới bằng sức lực của mình.”
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I like the writing on Dukkha especially.
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A great introduction to meditation.
Please be cautious of the way she understands Jhana. Still, there is a lot worth learning from this book. A classic in Buddhism.
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