Open to Desire: The Truth about What the Buddha Taught (Paperback)
The Truth about What the Buddha Taught
Gotham Books, 9781592401857, 227pp.
Publication Date: January 5, 2006
Proposing that spiritual attainment does not have to be detached from intimacy or eroticism, Open to Desire begins with an exploration of the state of dissatisfaction that causes us to cling to irrational habits. Dr. Epstein helps readers overcome their own fears of desire so that they can more readily bridge the gap between self and other, cope with feelings of incompletion, and get past the perception of others as objects. Freed from clinging and shame, desire's spiritual potential can then be opened up.
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Praise For Open to Desire: The Truth about What the Buddha Taught…
“A fascinating look at the urge for pleasure, with the goal of helping readers accept the sensation of wanting into their lives in ways that are helpful both spiritually and psychologically.” —Body and Soul