Untangling Self: A Buddhist Investigation of Who We Really by Andrew Olendzki

By Andrew Olendzki

Untangling Self invites us to determine nonself, interdependence, and mindfulness as rational, real-world strategies to the human of suffering.

In psychologically wealthy essays that both probe conventional Buddhist notion and modern concerns, Andrew Olendzki is helping us to reconcile old Buddhist suggestion with our daily lifestyles. His writing is subtle and engaged, jam-packed with memorable imagery and perception drawn from a long time of research, mirrored image, and meditation on Buddhist teachings. professional Buddhist readers and a person drawn to the highbrow middle of Buddhism will locate this choice of attention-grabbing essays rewarding. 

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