Starting on the Buddhist Path: An Invitation

An engaging and practical guide to transforming your life through Buddhist practice.

The Buddha said that you can’t develop wise perspective and freedom through ideas alone – you need to test the truth in your own experience. This book is aimed at people who have an interest in Buddhism and are looking for a way to improve their lives and relationships. Without jargon, and illustrated with cartoons, diagrams, and photographs, it leads readers through potentially life-changing meditations, perspectives, reflections, and practices for everyday life.

The book is accompanied by guided meditations recorded by the author.

£15.99

An engaging and practical guide to transforming your life through Buddhist practice.

The Buddha said that you can’t develop wise perspective and freedom through ideas alone – you need to test the truth in your own experience. This book is aimed at people who have an interest in Buddhism and are looking for a way to improve their lives and relationships. Without jargon, and illustrated with cartoons, diagrams, and photographs, it leads readers through potentially life-changing meditations, perspectives, reflections, and practices for everyday life.

The book is accompanied by guided meditations recorded by the author.

Endorsements

Sagaraghosa writes with the tone of a trusted friend, sharing wisdom and perspective with a guiding grace. The book provides a safe space for readers to investigate and reflect on the delicate intricacies of developing their Buddhist practice. — Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness and Real Life

'In Starting on the Buddhist Path, Sagaraghosa is inviting us to see and experience for ourselves the jewel that is Buddhism. Her writing is simple and evocative, and at the same time radiant with the wisdom of the Buddhist tradition. She shows us so many different glittering facets of this precious jewel – the Buddha, his teachings, the spiritual community, the historical development of Buddhism, iconography and ritual, the wisdom teachings that help us to gain Enlightenment ourselves. Full of examples, poems, and stories, ancient and new, this wonderful book is well recommended for anyone, young or old, interested in travelling the Buddhist path to freedom.' – Vajrashura, Buddhist teacher in the Triratna Buddhist Community

'Starting on the Buddhist Path takes you by the hand – especially if you’re new to Buddhism – and guides you, with great care and thoughtfulness, through Buddhist teachings and practices. As well as telling you what Buddhism says, it will help you explore why its teachings could be important for you – right now and in your life as a whole.' – Vishvapani Blomfield, author of Gautama Buddha: The Life and Teachings of the Awakened One

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