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Author Katie, Byron, author.

Title A mind at home with itself : how asking four questions can free your mind, open your heart, and turn your world around / Byron Kathleen Mitchell, written with Stephen Mitchell ; including a new version of the Diamond Sutra by Stephen Mitchell.

Publication Info. New York, NY : HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    158.1 KAT    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xxiv, 305 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Contents Foreword -- About inquiry -- About the Diamond Sutra -- About this version of the Diamond Sutra -- The cosmic joke -- Bowing to a grain of sand -- The radiant moment -- Giving is receiving -- The work in action: "Dave didn't acknowledge me" -- Everyday Buddhas -- Mind is everything, mind is good -- At home in the ordinary -- The ultimate generosity -- Love comes back for itself -- Living in inquiry -- The gift of criticism -- Teaching a cat to bark -- The work in action: "My mother attacks me" -- The world beyond names -- Nothing belongs to us -- Coming home -- Everything happens for you, not to you -- Life without separation -- Freedom is not believing your thoughts -- The work in action: "Sophia doesn't listen" -- Inconceivable wealth -- The perfect body -- Nothing to lose -- Picking up the garbage -- Gratitude has no why -- The cause of all suffering -- The work in action: "Daniel doesn't keep his promises" -- Equal wisdom -- A Buddha in the house -- The space between thoughts -- "Brush your teeth!" -- Being transparent -- A world that's completely kind -- The work in action: "Glenn is drinking again" -- The true nature of everything -- Loving the dream -- Appendix: How to do the work.
Summary "In A Mind at Home with Itself, Byron Katie illuminates one of the most profound ancient Buddhist texts, The Diamond Sutra (newly translated in these pages by distinguished scholar Stephen Mitchell) to reveal the nature of the mind and to liberate us from painful thoughts, using her revolutionary system of self-inquiry called 'The Work.' Byron Katie doesn't merely describe the awakened mind; she empowers us to see it and feel it in action. At once startlingly fresh and powerfully enlightening, A Mind at Home with Itself offers us a transformative new perspective on life and death and is certain to become a classic." -- From book jacket.
Subject Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Prajñāpāramitā. Vajracchedikā. English.
Spiritual life.
Self-realization -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Self-acceptance -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Added Author Mitchell, Stephen, 1943- author, translator.
Added Title Diamond sutra.
Other Form: Online version: Katie, Byron, author. Mind at home with itself First edition. New York, NY : HarperCollins, 2017 9780062651617 (DLC) 2017031051
ISBN 9780062651600 (hardcover)
0062651609 (hardcover)
9780062651594 (paperback)
0062651595 (paperback)
9780062695956 (audio)

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