THE BUDHA SPEAKS
From the author of the much-loved beginners’ guide to Buddhism comes the long-awaited companion... A timely, down-to-earth and highly accessible introduction to Buddhism. This book stuck a chord with national and international readers alike. In The Buddha Speaks, Adrienne Howley continues her mission to demystify Buddhism by showing how anyone can integrate its practices into their everyday life. She also answers the questions many of her readers have raised, such as: ?How can Buddhism make me happy? ?How does a Buddhist cope with grief and loss? ?How can I always practise generosity? ?How can I move away from greed and hatred? ?I want to meditate, but how do I start? In her warm and gently humorous style, Adrienne Howley unlocks the original basic tenets and practices of Buddhism, the fastest-growing religion worldwide, and shows us how we can apply its teaching in useful and meaningful ways to our lives.