Life Is Spiritual Practice

Achieving Happiness with the Ten Perfections

Life Is Spiritual Practice

With this guide, find, and keep, true happiness by discovering and practicing Buddhism's ten virtues.

Discover the ten perfections--qualities of the heart and mind that cultivate happiness, wisdom, and compassion--and learn how to bring them into your life with this in-depth practice manual. Life Is Spiritual Practice carefully lays out the perfections, or paramis: the Buddha's foundational teaching for true happiness.
Generosity • Ethical Integrity • Renunciation • Wisdom • Wise Effort • Patience • Truthfulness • Resolve • Loving-Kindness • Equanimity
Drawing on her more than twenty years of teaching experience, Jean Smith teases out the subtleties of the perfections and offers helpful exercises, real-life examples, and instructions for an independent self-retreat for their practical application. With this book in hand, embody the ten perfections and achieve lasting happiness, regardless of your spiritual tradition.
  • Wisdom Publications | 
  • 224 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781614291572 | 
  • February 2015

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