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The Wisdom of Sustainability: Buddhist Economics f&hellip by Sulak Sivaraksa
This book is a remarkably wise, coherent and inspiring manifesto for revolutionary change in Global society based on both inner and outer transformation. It deserves to read by everyone seeking peaceful and sustainable transformation in our Globalised capitalistic world of rampant greed and consumerism,poverty and starvation, conflict and climate change...

Sulak Sivaraksha is a prominent and outspoken Thai Buddhist, scholar and activist with 40 years experience in the Sarvodaya (development from the bottom up) movement in Asia and co-founder of The International Association of Engaged Buddhists. Twice nominated for the Nobel Peace Price and Winner of the Right Livelihood Award 78… Read more
The Art of Mindful Gardening: Sowing the Seeds of &hellip by Ark Redwood
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
'Sowing the seeds of meditation' is the subtitle of this groundbreaking and inspirational first book by Ark Redwood, Head Gardener for more than a decade at one of Britains most sacred public gardens - Chalice Well in Glastonbury.

In his introduction Ark says ' gardening is a pastime that can give us a wealth of possibilities for mindfulness training' and in this book he is as good as his word in a text full of awareness and wisdom, the love of language and horticulture, a sense of childlike wonder, and a true writers gift of self-expression.

The Art of Mindful Gardening is an intriguing journey through the cycle of the seasons offering the observations and insights of… Read more