Running Toward Mystery

Running Toward Mystery

Running Toward Mystery is the Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi’s profound account of his lifelong journey as a seeker.

Author: Tenzin Priyadarshi

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781984819864

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 258

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A revered Buddhist monk tells the bracing and beautiful story of a singular life compelled to contemplation, sharing lessons about the power of mentorship and an open mind “A necessary and captivating narrative of spiritual courage and truth seeking far beyond the veil of our contemporary delusions.”—Sting Born in India to a prominent Hindu Brahmin family, the Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi was only six years old when he began having visions of a mysterious mountain peak, and of men with shaved heads wearing robes the color of sunset. “It was as vivid as if I were watching a scene from life,” he writes. And so at the age of ten, he ran away from boarding school to find this place—taking a train to the end of the line and then riding a bus to wherever it went. Strangely enough, he ended up at a Buddhist monastery that was the place in his dreams. His frantic parents and relatives set out to find him and, after two weeks, located him and brought him home. But he continued to have visions and feel a strong pull to a spiritual life in a tradition that he had never heard of as a child. Today, he is a revered monk and teacher as well as President and CEO of The Dalai Lama Center for Ethics and Transformative Values at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he works to build bridges among communities and religions. Running Toward Mystery is the Venerable Tenzin Priyadarshi’s profound account of his lifelong journey as a seeker. At its heart is a story of striving for enlightenment, the vital importance of mentors in that search, and of the many remarkable teachers he met along the way, among them the Dalai Lama, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and Mother Teresa. “Teachers come and go on their own schedule,” Priyadarshi writes. “I clearly wasn’t in charge of the timetable and it wasn’t my place to specify how a teacher should teach.” And arrive they did, at the right time, in the right way, to impart the lessons that shaped a life of seeking, devotion, and deep human connection across all barriers. Running Toward Mystery is the bracing and beautiful story of a singular life compelled to contemplation, and a riveting narrative of just how exciting that journey can be.
Categories: Biography & Autobiography

The King of Mysteries Or The World s Wonderland

The King of Mysteries  Or  The World s Wonderland

... Narrative of the Many Efforts and Attempts to Pierce Through and Unravel the Dark Shroud of Unfathomable Mystery Enveloping the Icy Regions of the Arctic Circle A. G. Feather ... Captain Inglefield now came running toward the ship .

Author: A. G. Feather

Publisher:

ISBN: HARVARD:HXIQG4

Category: Arctic regions

Page: 778

View: 474

Categories: Arctic regions

The Fourth Mystery Book

The Fourth Mystery Book

She gave a wild little sob , broke away , dashed down the steps , and started running pointlessly off up Third Avenue . Like a hound dog unleashed , the car roared forward . She was running toward the corner , trying to get into the ...

Author: Mary Roberts Rinehart

Publisher:

ISBN: UIUC:30112003497267

Category: Detective and mystery stories

Page: 438

View: 156

Categories: Detective and mystery stories

Victorians and Mystery

Victorians and Mystery

And he keeps running away from what he seems to be running toward . First Claude wants to build up the protective fiction that he is not in love ; then he tries to evade his knowledge of what the marriage contract means .

Author: William David Shaw

Publisher: Ithaca : Cornell University Press

ISBN: UOM:39015017888119

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 370

View: 959

Victorian literature, according to Shaw, gives rise to a wealth of questions and mysteries. Addressing crises of representation in poetry, fiction, and nonfictional prose in light of similar crises in philosophical, theological, and scientific literature, Shaw here examines the nature and sources of Victorian mystery.
Categories: Literary Criticism

The English Reports Privy Council including Indian appeals 1809 1865

The English Reports  Privy Council  including Indian appeals   1809 1865

Mystery , with about twenty - five tons of sugar on board , rowed by two watermen , was bound from London to Bow Creek ... and warned that she was running towards [ 359 ] the other Barges , but the Malvina notwithstanding continued her ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105062863670

Category: Law reports, digests, etc

Page:

View: 434

Categories: Law reports, digests, etc

The Saint Mystery Magazine

The Saint Mystery Magazine

You a men and started running toward " What's above us ? ” the long green rectangle that led " The stacks and the bell tower . to the towering library building . Do you think ... ? ” Nine minutes . He had nine minThere was a shout from ...

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN: STANFORD:36105118874986

Category: Detective and mystery stories

Page: 834

View: 848

Categories: Detective and mystery stories

Iran s Policy in the Persian Gulf 1968 1975

Iran s Policy in the Persian Gulf  1968 1975

This book examines Iran’s policy in the Persian Gulf from 1968 to 1975 after the British military withdrawal from the region in 1971.

Author: Majid Roshangar

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781664138841

Category: History

Page: 324

View: 142

This book examines Iran’s policy in the Persian Gulf from 1968 to 1975 after the British military withdrawal from the region in 1971. It deals in detail with the questions of Bahrain and the Shatt-al Arab and examines the relationship of Britain’s ‘East of Suez Policy’ (1968-1971) to the politics of the region, and, especially, the role of Iran. Britain’s military pullout from the Persian Gulf influenced Iran’s determination to build a credible deterrent to replace the “power vacuum” without the intervention of foreign powers. The main factors which influenced Iran’s policy in the region were the Iranian oil industry, Persian Gulf security, Iran’s military preparedness and arms build-up.
Categories: History

Mysteries of Eleusis

Mysteries of Eleusis

Murder and Mystery in Ancient Athens Margaret Doody. began to run towards the Lesser Gate and the Greater Gate . Mad ! He is a madman ! exclaimed the Daidoukhos . ' Who knows what harm he may do in Eleusis ? I fear I must follow him .

Author: Margaret Doody

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 0099468344

Category: Athens (Greece)

Page: 494

View: 119

In the winter of 330-329 BC Athens itself suffers a series of alarming thefts and home robberies. It seems that nobody is safe. The great philosopher Aristotle helps his former student Stephanos investigate a break-in and brutal murder at the house of one of his Athenian neighbours. The man fingered for the crime turns against Stephanos just as he is planning his marriage. It is difficult to arrange a big fat Greek wedding when someone seems to be trying to kill you. Elsewhere bodies begin to pile up - who will be bludgeoned or stabbed or strangled next?
Categories: Athens (Greece)

Running Toward Stillness

Running Toward Stillness

In 2006 Stephen Legault experienced a period of tremendous upheaval, the result of bad decisions and a lifetime of anger and fear that left him in a deep depression, struggling to come to terms with the choices he had made.

Author: Stephen Legault

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Books Ltd

ISBN: 9781927330654

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 288

View: 171

In 2006 Stephen Legault experienced a period of tremendous upheaval, the result of bad decisions and a lifetime of anger and fear that left him in a deep depression, struggling to come to terms with the choices he had made. While running on a sun-dappled trail around Victoria’s iconic Mount Doug he realized that, like so many other people, he felt alone and afraid and was suffering, and that he had to do something about it. Having been toying with meditation for years and studying the teaching of the Buddha since he was a teenager, Stephen decided to address his suffering by dedicating himself more fully to a spiritual practice. One half of that practice was sitting still in meditation. The other half was running up and over southern Vancouver Island’s rocky domes of arbutus and Garry oak. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs highlighting the tranquil beauty of India, the American Southwest, Canada’s West Coast and the wild landscapes of the Rocky Mountains, Running Toward Stillness is an invitation to run through the woods, along the seashore and on mountain trails in order to experience moments of sublime delight, to share the imperfect insights gained on the trail and while sitting in meditation, and to learn that while we all suffer, we can learn to understand the root of our suffering. Most importantly, we can share the knowledge that there is an end to suffering, that this wonderful gift can be ours and that we are one part of nature moving through the rest of creation.
Categories: Body, Mind & Spirit

Lizzie McGuire Original Mystery 5 In the Doghouse Lizzie McGuire Mysteries In the Doghouse Book 5

Lizzie McGuire Original Mystery  5  In the Doghouse  Lizzie McGuire Mysteries  In the Doghouse   Book  5

Lizzie's head snapped up and she saw Miranda running toward them , chased by a teeny , tiny dog that looked like a rat . The dog's studded leather leash trailed behind it . Okay , revise that to meeting up with Miranda in five seconds .

Author: Disney Press

Publisher: Disney Press

ISBN: 0786837497

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 124

View: 763

When Lizzie McGuire takes care of dogs as a fund raising project, someone lets the animals escape from her backyard. She must find the culprit and the animals in order to prevent her project from ending in a disaster.
Categories: Juvenile Fiction