Buddhist Boot Camp has ratings and reviews. Nathaniel said: I bought this as an audible book. Something I think everyone should truly listen to. Timber Hawkeye (born Tomer Gal, July 19, ), is an Israeli-born citizen and resident of the United States, best known as the author of Buddhist Boot Camp. Buddhist Boot Camp. K likes. Timber Hawkeye is a frequent public speaker , discussing ways to be at peace with the world (both within and around us).
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And yes it’s true, a lot of it is nothing new, I think we all need reminders quite often of how we should be living vs.
I sat there in front of the Tibetan Lama, wearing my maroon robes after years of studying Buddhism and said, “With all due respect, I don’t believe the Buddha ever intended for his teachings to get THIS complicated! This was easy because I basically know nothing about buddhism.
He was introduced to books by Eknath Easwaran at 16, and that’s what sparked his interest in mindfulness and meditation. Refresh and try again. I’ve highlighted passages that just clicked for me and I am sure that each time I read it, I’ll take away something new from it. Each story, inspirational A collection of short journal entries and letters sent to friends over the course of an eight-year journey to mindful living.
And I should add I am definitely not a religious person to say the least. If everyone lived with these principles, the world would be a wonderful place. I really loved this book, and I’m certain this will be one I will return to. I was determined to find a simpler depiction of the Buddha’s valuable teachings.
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I will keep an hhawkeye out for his website and future publications. Books by Timber Hawkeye. Where we are today is a direct result of decisions ti,ber made as far back as ten years or lifetimes ago, and as recently as last night. I was looking for something inspirational that people today would not only have the attention span to read all the way through, but actually understand and also implement in their daily lives.
Preventing a Spiritual ByPassing. This book is packed with stories, anecdotes, and wisdom that can only make the world a better place.
Hawkeyd can you make it happen? What is the billion dollar self help industry timbfr with Buddhism by tearing the religion apart for the useful sections which could be formed into a book?
Nov 19, Adrian Gaucher rated it it was amazing. I might even have at it again some day; look on it with fresh eyes. The flower just continues to be its glorious self: Open Hawoeye See a Problem?
In fact, you don’t even need to know what those are. Welcoming soldiers of bbuddhist in the army of love… Your brother, Timber H. Without needing to be admired, adored, or even noticed? It nutshelled many Buddhist beliefs and practices and made them easy to digest and understand. Answers to questions that keep you up at night.
Sort of like reading someone’s journal or blog entries my own even where you as the reader aren’t getting the whole picture or even pure nuggets; instead just a series of thoughts put to page; little snippets of ideas never fully fleshed out.
Apr 12, Geoff rated it it was amazing. His intention is to allow authors to focus on their writing instead tmber the often-overwhelming process of publishing, distribution, and marketing. Just don’t get the impression that boto is the meat pun of Buddhism, or any kind haw,eye “boot camp. He takes all the positive, attractive, new-agey sounding love stuff and leaves out anything smacking of critical self-examination or of being enlightened to the actual, literal meaninglessness of life, the un Chicken Soup for the Buddhist Soul.
No fear, no hatred, bigotry or animosity, just deep understanding, empathy, love, and respect for all beings. He re-published it through Lightning Sourcebut within a month HarperCollins contacted him to republish the book for a third time, now in hardcover  with twice as many chapters, multiple languages, and worldwide distribution.
This book is written so beautifully I wish there were more like it.
Timber Hawkeye–Buddhist Boot Camp
However, there are several random moments where I am pulled out of “Buddhist Boot Camp” with a bark of surprise laughter. Sure, haw,eye can spout a koan, but the point is that you have to think a long time about the koan before it becomes plain. It’s a great little book that you can dip in and out of and refer to when you need a little clarity in your life.
Oct 30, Erin rated it it was amazing. Jan 05, Martel rated it liked it Shelves: Maybe this one should stay in my ‘currently reading’ list forever, to remind me to check in. The chapters in this small book can be read in any order, and are simple and easy to understand. Faithfully Religionless Hawkeye Publishers,