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    • It's Easier than You Think

    • The Buddhist Way to Happiness
    • By: Sylvia Boorstein
    • Narrated by: Sylvia Boorstein
    • Length: 2 hrs and 53 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 48
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Using delightful and deceptively powerful stories from everyday experiences, beloved Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein demystifies spirituality, charts the path to happiness through the Buddha's basic teachings, and presents the means to eliminate hindrances and see clearly to develop a realistic course toward wisdom and compassion. A wonderfully engaging guide, full of humor, memorable insights, and love. Boorstein, known by friends and colleagues as a "Jewish grandmother bodhisattva," is highly-skilled in making the universal wisdom of traditional Buddhist teachings available to all.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Simple and elegant

    • By Barbara on 01-11-03

    Regular price: $12.57

    • Happiness Is an Inside Job

    • Practicing for a Joyful Life
    • By: Sylvia Boorstein Ph.D.
    • Narrated by: Pam Ward
    • Length: 3 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 65
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    In her more than four decades of Buddhist practice and teaching, Boorstein has discovered that the secret to happiness lies not in monastic solitude but in cultivating our connections with the world. She reminds us that our hearts want to appreciate, encourage, and love, and that these qualities lead to a grounded sense of happiness.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Even better than expected

    • By Peter Efland on 07-02-15

    Regular price: $12.57

    • The Fabric of The Future

    • Women Visionaries Illuminate the Path to Tomorrow
    • By: Shakti Gawain, Gloria Steinem, Margot Anand, and others
    • Narrated by: Susan Anspach, Lourdes Benedicto
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Where do we go from here, and what, practically, must we do to get there? When the contributers to Fabric of the Future were asked this question, the response was immediate and impassioned. Leading women thinkers representing the broadest spectrum of religion, philosophy, spirituality, and ethnicity surveyed the cultural landscape and offered their collective insight into how we can navigate these turbulent times.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • disappointed

    • By William on 05-06-04

    Regular price: $17.50

    • The Courage to Be Happy

    • By: Sylvia Boorstein
    • Narrated by: Sylvia Boorstein
    • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    Where does happiness come from? How is it possible, in the face of suffering and loss, to remain responsive and compassionate toward all people? On The Courage to Be Happy, best-selling author and meditation teacher Sylvia Boorstein looks into core teachings of Buddhism and Judaism, and she emerges with complementary truths about the happiness that is always available to us despite external circumstances.

    Regular price: $12.23

    • Road Sage

    • By: Sylvia Boorstein
    • Narrated by: Sylvia Boorstein
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8

    Stop fuming about the car in front of you and reach your destination relaxed and aware of the magic in each moment of life - even while stuck in traffic- with America's "Road Sage"- Sylvia Boorstein.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a real treat in guidance- despite silly title

    • By paula on 07-21-14

    Regular price: $7.95