“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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This morning proves it is not. Get wisdom in your inbox Join the Tiny Buddha list for daily or weekly blog posts, exclusive content, and promotions. Hyde, Natalie, Published: There was a problem filtering reviews right now. You Are a Badass Every Day. This book doesn’t only give you plentiful advice to move on with life, it also mentions the origin of meditation and such rules for peaceful mind. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Understanding the challenges of our hurried and harried world, Lokos has written a remarkable and practical paatience to becoming a truly patient and spiritually effective lokoz.

The Art of Peaceful Living. Working on skillful speech and deep listening will go a long way in making you a magnificent partner. Place a Hold You must be logged in first. In his insightful book, Lokos provides gentle encouragement and practical tools to step back, slow down, and foster a sense of equanimity.

Therefore, developing a depth of patience is an obvious antidote to that depletion of energy. A beautifully written guide to developing one thing many of us could use a great deal more of. Found this helpful and good for the hustle and bustle that can happen around the holidays.


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.

Definitely a worthwhile read. The Art of Peaceful Living on Amazon.

Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living

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Joy is easy to come by and decisions are made with wisdom and compassion. To survive the roller-coaster ride of life, with its ever-changing shifts from pleasure to pain, gain to loss, and praise to blame, requires a substantial depth of patience. For me it resonated well because I’ve been more devoted to my yoga practice, learning meditation and guiding my family more mindfully. I found this book to be a mixed bag.

Get to Know Us. On the second page of his introduction, he tells us that the idea for this book arose from a casual remark made by his wife, to the effect that she believed every mistake she had ever made or un In this, his second book, Lokos revisits patience, one of the ten paramis he wrote zllan in his first book Pocket Peaceand here he turns his full attention to this one compelling virtue.

Apr 06, Cathy rated it it was amazing Shelves: Though I run this site, it is not mine.

Sep 11, Pam rated it it was amazing. How can I be this old and just understanding the relationship between anger and impatience and how waiting before responding can transform my life? To enter to win 1 of 2 free copies of Patience: Jul 22, Krista Mushinski aplan it really liked it.


The organization is a bit confusing, and there are so many teachings that some might ppatience interest or, on the other hand, want to own a copy for reference. This made him suffer. The Book of Freedom.

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Lokos has written a clear guide to initiating a practice for patience and meditation through the Buddhist philosophy. I have noticed three of my friends and loved ones under particular stress and have given them my copies. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. They were things I’d already put to practice or done as I first began shifting to a more mindful lifestyle. Apr 28, Kim rated it it was ok.

I have bought the book four times now and keep it close by so that when I feel those old feelings returning I can take a refresher course. I found several tips helpful. This is a book that could have been 50 pages but instead it was pages of the same thing. Patience is an important read for everyone. I Think, Therefore I Draw. Aug 31, E.

I was really impatient and unsatisfied before reading this book. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. It was just what I needed.