A Bigger Sky

A Bigger Sky

Awakening a Fierce Feminine Buddhism

Author: Pamela Weiss, Pamela Weiss

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Reimagining Buddhism through a feminine lens: A powerful memoir of healing, strength, and spiritual awakening.

Written by the first and only layperson to receive full dharma transmission in the Suzuki Roshi Soto Zen lineage, A Bigger Sky explores what it means to traverse the gaps of a Buddhism created by and for men, navigate the seemingly contradictory domains of secular and spiritual life, and walk a path through the heart of the world. Blending memoir, Buddhist practice, and cultural observation, Weiss reorients Buddhism through a wider and more inclusive feminine lens. Her personal and spiritual journey speaks to the bits of brokenness in us all, shining a light on the different pathways we can walk to become whole.

Through beautifully crafted prose, Weiss shares what it means to be an ordinary Bodhisattva, describing how the Buddha’s profound vision of freedom can be lived outside of institutions and rule-bound practice to support us in deepening our connection with ourselves, each other, and the planet. A Bigger Sky illuminates how integrating a more feminine approach to Buddhist teachings can be applied in spiritual practice, community, relationships, and day-to-day life.

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Weight 0.8375 lbs
Dimensions 8.900 × 6.000 × 0.470 in
Format

ebook, audiobook, paperback

Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 240
Release Date: 2020-07-14
ISBN
Paperback 9781623174750
Ebook 9781623174767
Audiobook 9781623175924

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