The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Preparing to Practice

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Price
$21.99  $20.45
Publisher
Skylight Paths Publishing
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Pages
176
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.4 X 0.5 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781594731518

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About the Author

Rami Shapiro, a renowned teacher of spirituality across faith traditions, is an award-winning storyteller, poet and essayist. He is author of The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Preparing to Practice, Recovery-The Sacred Art: The Twelve Steps as Spiritual Practice and The Divine Feminine in Biblical Wisdom Literature: Selections Annotated & Explained (all SkyLight Paths), among other books.

Rami Shapiro is available to speak on the following topics:

  • Writing-The Sacred Art: Beyond the Page to Spiritual Practice
  • Stop Playing God: 12 Steps as Spiritual Practice
  • Biblical Wisdom for Post-biblical Times: An Exploration of Proverbs, Ecclesiastes and Job
  • The Sacred Art of Lovingkindness: Cultivating Compassion in Daily Life
  • Hasidic Wisdom: An Exploration of Hasidic Storytelling, Theology and Contemplative Practice
  • Saints and Sages: Biblical Prophets, Ancient Rabbis and the Building of a Just World

Reviews

"Powerful and rich ... written so skillfully and accessibly that it will be read by peoples from all traditions. Opens for us the great beauty and necessity of kindness in the world today."
--Roshi Joan Halifax, abbot, Upaya Zen Center

"[A] masterpiece ... a practical, inspiring, engrossing and very helpful ecumenical how-to based on the Jewish supermantra."
--Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, author of First Steps to a New Jewish Spirit: Reb Zalman's Guide to Recapturing the Intimacy and Ecstasy in Your Relationship with God

"Touches the very heart of spirituality. Its message has the ring of universal truth. Drawing from many traditions and faiths, [it] highlights the essence of all spiritual teachings and the secret of inspired living."
--Swami Adiswarananda, Minister and Spiritual Leader, Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center of New York and author of The Vedanta Way to Peace and Happiness

"A blessing--both as a book and as a roadmap for spiritual growth.... Renders the path of the heart clear and accessible with insight, wisdom, and humor. This may be my favorite book of all times."
--Joan Borysenko, PhD, author of A Woman's Journey to God and Seven Paths to God