Buddhist Boot Camp has ratings and reviews. Nathaniel said: I bought this as an audible book. Something I think everyone should truly listen to. Timber Hawkeye (born Tomer Gal, July 19, ), is an Israeli-born citizen and resident of the United States, best known as the author of Buddhist Boot Camp. Buddhist Boot Camp. K likes. Timber Hawkeye is a frequent public speaker , discussing ways to be at peace with the world (both within and around us).

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Some of these anecdotes are warm and make their point well, such as Hawkeye facing his fear of spiders while staying at a friend’s home. Newsletters Be up to date with our latest news. I bought this as an audible book. I almost wish he wrote a straight-ou There were moments buddbist messages in Hawkeye’s book that, while not necessarily groundbreaking or new, are worth repeating.

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Oct 18, Adam Watson rated it liked it. Her life is completely different than his, so her shopping cart is filled with organic and seasonal produce that she can easily afford to buy without hesitation. However, boof is where we philosophically disagree: Derek Lin Video Bodhichitta: It seems like sometimes we go beyond taking things personally and are noticeably deflated when unappreciated.

I bought this book, I read it, and then I bought more copies to give to my friends. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. One of his messages is to increase gratitude for life; by “feeding” gratitude more than anger or fear, those other negative emotions will atrophy.

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I almost wish he wrote a straight-out chronological autobiography of his life showing how Buddhism has helped him conquer considerable demons; THAT would be an interesting book! This reads like a conversation with a trusted friend offering solid, positive insights and suggestions to help improve your outlook and attitude toward yourself, others, and life.

But all in all the book is basic and much about common sense. This is one of those books that will actually help you. The man crawls to his feet.

I won’t pretend that I am a better person overnight for having read it, but instead I have recognized the areas in my life that I need to work on and improve. To encourage us to defeat our anger, obot to put aside our judgement. Very digestible, applicable to regular people, and free of dogma and “should” statements. Aug 24, Shohaz rated it it was amazing Shelves: But that day is not today. Is happiness the absence of suffering, or is it contentment despite the imperfections? Quick and easy read to remind us of what’s important in our lives!

My teacher was right; Zen was simpler the walls were blank and I loved itbut the teachings were still filled with all the dogma that sent me running from religion in the first place. Overall, I hope he continues to write as he ages.

If you smoke now, for example, you might boor be able to donate a lung to your own child in the future. I started this little book yesterday afternoon. Hawkeye’s first book Buddhist Boot Camp is a collection of emails he had sent to his friends from Hawaii over the course of approximately eight cakp, which is why each chapter in the book is only a page or two long and can be read in hakweye order.


Timber Hawkeye–Buddhist Boot Camp

I read about half of it and it was OK, nothing new. I love following Timber on Facebook, too! Jun 12, Deborah rated it it was amazing. Something I think everyone should truly listen to. I am currently writing my first novel and came across your quote; Let go of the past and the past will let go of you. Hawkeye has a wit and a talent of turning a phrase, so there’s good to be had in this book.

Please remove or replace such wording and instead of making proclamations about a subject’s importance, use facts and hxwkeye to demonstrate that importance. What it is, is a collection of inspirational thoughts and directives to help the reader go within and around themselves to awaken, enrich and inspire. It’s a borrowed book from the library but I plan to buy a copy for the house. Hawkeye was born Tomer Gal in Bat Yamand raised in Katzrina small town in the Golan Heights of Israeluntil he moved with his parents and older sister to San Francisco at the age of Sometimes the choices you have to make in life are no choices at all Hawkeye does not consider himself a teacher or master of anything or anyone, but rather a translator of ancient wisdom into a language that people today can go beyond understanding to actually cammp into their daily lives.

Very basic, but OK for those who are new to Buddhism.