“As founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center in New York, Allan Lokos has an arsenal of tools for coping with stressful situations.”. During the month of February, we’re reading Allan Lokos’s Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living at the Tricycle Book Club. Pick up a copy and. Read an interview with meditation teacher and author Allan Lokos and learn how you can win 1 of 2 free copes of Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living.
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Impatience takes a heavy toll, on my body, too, manifesting in the form of headaches or belly aches, fatigue, and general physical discomfort. Please contact us so we can fix it! In your research, what have you found are the situations in lokps people most frequently lose their cool—and how can we avoid that?
Please seek professional care if you believe you may have a condition. According to Lokos, to develop a depth of patience we must first acknowledge the unhappiness caused by our impatience and anger in its many manifestations-from mild annoyance to rage.
Summary “As founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center in New Patiencr, Allan Lokos has an arsenal of tools for coping with stressful situations.
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Praise “Along with suggesting exercises and meditation practices for cultivating mindfulness and patience, Lokos offers testimonials from individuals who have enhanced their lives by learning patience. The stories and exercises give practical guidance in coming home to an openhearted presence in the midst of difficulty. A former professional singer who was in the original Broadway company of Oliver!
The bell’s tone echoed through the valley. This morning proves it is zllan. He gives some tips on meditation. There can certainly be a time and place for ambition and other aggressive qualities.
I didn’t find the suggested activities particularly helpful, but maybe because they seemed very basic to me. Oct 21, Marta rated it liked it. The Power of Patience: Since Allan has enjoyed a treasured relationship with Sharon Salzberg, studying the dhamma and deepening his meditation practice.
This book was exactly what I needed at this point in life when I’m working hard on having a peaceful life and removing conditioned negative behaviors from my life. This book is exactly what I needed at exactly the right time.
I know this is easy to say aplan not necessarily easy to do, but it may be the best option. Then we pqtience much more likely to act wisely, patiently, and compassionately.
I Think, Therefore I Draw. To survive the roller coaster ride of life-the seemingly endless shifts from pleasure to pain, gain to loss, and praise to blame- requires a substantial depth of patience. I’d recommend the book to anyone really. To be kind and compassionate is not to be a doormat. I liked the start and personal stories about himself and others. Showing of 47 reviews. Stay in Touch Sign up. According to Lokos, anger and patience are two sides of the same coin and, therefore, if we hope to develop our ability to be patient we must first learn to recognize and tame anger’s many manifestations-from annoyance, rage, and bitterness, to ill will, hostility, and indignation.
Why do you think many people feel this way? Click here to read more. Spiritual growth is not like fast food. Are we kind and loving or are we harsh and critical?
So it almost felt like a brainwashing session where I’m just repeating the word patience times until Looks go crazy. Lokos’ writing has such a calm quality to it. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is looking for a more peaceful, compassionate life.
Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living
A moment later, in a similar situation, we might behave quite differently. The two folks who actually read the book said it made a big difference. Your stories and your wisdom are just as meaningful as mine. I wonder if we are somewhat afraid to be seen as kind because we might be viewed as weak and spineless.
Earlier in this life Allan was a professional singer appearing in the original Broadway productions of Oliver! I can’t speak to whether the book would be as valuable a read for you. The Art of Peaceful Living:. Learn more about Amazon Prime. According to Lokos, to develop a depth of patience we must first acknowledge the unhappiness caused by our impatience and anger in its many manifestations-from mild annoyance to rage.
Read more Read less. Easy to read but it takes a lot of efforts to follow it in our life. Dec 30, Peter Clothier rated it really liked it.