Buddha Standard Time: Awakening to the Infinite Possibilities of Now (Paperback)

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"Awealth of inspiration and practical tips for enjoying the Kingdom of God, thePure Land of the Buddha, now." --Thich Nhat Hanh, bestselling author of Peace Is EveryStep

"Fornewcomers to Buddhism (and non-Buddhists interested in universal wisdom ) and'old hands' at practice . . . Das] promises nothing less than a liberatedlife, freed from angst over the tyranny of time, though the practice of lovingpresence." --Sylvia Boorstein, author of Happiness Is An Inside Job

Internationallyrenowned meditation scholar Lama Surya Das delivers a penetrating and practicalguide to discovering the power of living fully in the now. In the tradition ofthe Dalai Lama's The Art of Happiness and Noah Levine's Heartof the Revolution, Buddha Standard Time is a roadmap to discoveringyour own inner kingdom of awareness, patience, and love.

Praise For…


“This book is Lama Surya Das in his most tone-perfect Western guru voice: authoritative, inviting, generous, funny, poetic, imaginative and informative and totally accessible.”
-Sylvia Boorstein, author of Happiness Is An Inside Job: Practicing for a Joyful Life

“Lama Surya Das is on our best teachers of universal wisdom. Buddha Standard Time is fairly dripping with insights. It’s like a treasure to keep near you at all times.”
-Marianne Williamson, author of The Age of Miracles

“Lama Surya Das offers a wise and sane way to navigate these times. This pragmatic book will be illuminating and helpful for anyone wishing to find the timeless amidst the rush of time.”
-Joseph Goldstein, author of One Dharma: The Emerging Western Buddhism and A Heart Full of Peace

“I felt myself calming down as I read. Surya Das expands upon important wisdom from Tibetan Buddhism as well many other spiritual traditions, and shares this wonderful Native American quote, ‘Give thanks for unknown blessings already on their way.’ This book could be one of those blessings for you.”
-Mary Pipher, author of Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World

“If your life feels busy, frantic, desperately stressed – please read this book. Lama Surya Das is a rare and gifted teacher. I can think of few better guides in our time and he has given us a beautiful gift.”
-Reverend Wayne Muller, bestselling author of Sabbath and A Life of Being, Having, and Doing Enough.

“We all want more time. Surya Das reveals the open secret that we already have it, hidden within each moment. Discovering it is simple but not easy, and he gives us the tools and reminders to actally do it. Now. So let’s have tea....”
-Mirabai Bush, Founding Director and Senior Fellow, Center for Contemplative Mind in Society

“A wealth of inspiration and practical tips for enjoying the Kingdom of God, the Pure Land of the Buddha, *now*.”
-bestselling author Thich Nhat Hanh

“If you want your future moments to sparkle with ecstatic awareness read this book.”
-Ram Dass, author of Be Love Now

“...the author carefully evokes the power of perception and the creation of space within time and all of its vast infinities. Das weaves together intricacies of living in the moment, sensing inherently the overwhelming power of now. Exhilarating and profound food for the timeless soul.”
-Kirkus Reviews

Product Details
ISBN: 9780061774577
ISBN-10: 006177457X
Publisher: HarperOne
Publication Date: May 22nd, 2012
Pages: 224
Language: English