Dancing With Life

Dancing With Life

Finding Meaning and Joy in the Face of Suffering

Book - 2008
Average Rating:
Rate this:
Why do we suffer? Is there a purpose to our pain? Can we affect how much we suffer? Noting that humans have wrestled with such questions for thousands of years, Phillip has found answers for his own life in Buddhist philosophy. In this deeply spiritual book that is sure to become a Buddhist classic, he explores the 12 insights that underlie the Buddha's core teaching - the Four Noble Truths - and uses these often neglected insights to guide readers to more meaningful lives. Moffitt writes: These 12 insights teach you to dance with both the joy and pain, finding peace in a balanced mind and calm spirit. As the most specific, practical life instructions I have ever encountered, they serve as an invaluable tool for anyone who seeks a life filled with meaning and well-being. With insightful writing and a strong message of self-empowerment, Dancing with Life offers a prescriptive path for finding joy and peace that will appeal to readers of Dharma Wisdom, Moffitt's bimonthly column in Yoga Journal, as well as anyone searching for a more meaningful life.
Publisher: Emmaus, Pa. : Rodale, c2008.
ISBN: 9781594863530
Call Number: 294.34 MOFFITT
Characteristics: p. ; cm.
Subjects: Buddhism.
Suffering -- Religious aspects -- Buddhism.
Four Noble Truths.


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

Nov 30, 2012

It's been a while since I read this book, but I remember enjoying the depth of exploration and discussion, and of appreciating journeying with the author. I read it slowly, taking time to ponder.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number


Subject Headings


Find it at GCPL

To Top