[information from the back cover, and biographical summary]
For Western practitioners of Buddhist insight, theapplication of mindfulness in daily life, rather than abstract theory, is what connects them most to the teachings. This book speaks most eloquentlyon how the path of mindfulness may be availableto householders with full responsibilities of jobsand families. The most precious commodity in our busy daily life is time, and the complexities of lifeare so demanding that to find a sense of balanceand sanity seems to be a pressing issue. Dr.Thynn’s focus is on gaining spiritual insight through keeping mindfulness alive in the midst of our busy daily lives. Her book is a unique presen-tation of traditional Theravada teachings for lay people, and shows a strong flavor of Zen and Krishnamurti. Dr. Thynn Thynn is a medical doctor-turned-artist from Burma and a Dhamma teacher. She is themother of two and currently lives in Scarsdale, New York. She published a book in Burmese in1978 about her experiences in Buddhist medita-tion. She is the author of many articles on Buddhism, childhood education and health related issues, published in Thailand and Burma.