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No one ever said that your dreams should not be adventures. But don't get so lost in them that you miss the main event. It's time to wake up.......
A stirring and inspiring account of a young man's quest for meaning in a changing world, mixing honesty and personal testimony with the pithy transmission of deep spiritual principles and mechanics of meditation. It is an exploration of our latent capacity as humans, and a voyage of discovery into what it is to be alive.
Leaving behind the hedonistic culture of the early 90's, you will travel across Asia and beyond, meeting with some of the worlds most accomplished meditation teachers, seeing into the lives, teachings and wisdom of these rare, precious human beings.
The book functions as both tale and manual for beginners and seasoned aspirant alike, hinting at mysterious esoteric teachings, making them tangible and accessible without diluting their message.
Gripping, thought-provoking and at times challenging, this book is for everyone, young and old, whose hearts long for inspiration and adventure, and to re-connect to that which we have almost forgotten...what it is to be human.
Table of Contents 1. It Was Just An Ordinary Night 2. Doing Time 3. Rex 4. Revel Without A Pause 5. Innocence Lost 6. Rite of Passage 7. India 8. Amongst Hermits And Gods 9. The Shaman's Fire 10. Maha Guru; Maha Shaman 11. Dharma Brother 12. Through The Veil 13. Temples In The Mist 14. Stay Here And Meditate 15. Granddad 16. Sayadaw 17. Into the Forest 18. Friends In Hidden Spaces 19. Strive On Earnestly 20. Aspiration 21. Dodrupchen 22. Alchemy 23. Sister 24. Revisited 25. One Dharma 26. Go Forth
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