Tuesday, May 31, 2011

Against the Stream by Noah Levine--Review

Against the Stream: A Buddhist Manual for Spiritual RevolutionariesNoah Levine's Against the Stream is a basic, no nonsense guide to Buddhist ideology, meditation and practice. Levine has training in both the Theravada and Mahayana traditions, but leans toward the Theravada tradition in his own practice and in this guide. (There are other differences between both traditions, but the main one is that the Theravada tradition emphasizes the achievement of liberation for oneself and the Mahayana tradition emphasizes helping others to achieve liberation as well as oneself.)

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