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Gifts of the Spirit: Living the Wisdom of the Great Religious Traditions

ISBN13: 9780060697020
ISBN: 0060697024
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $18.0
Publisher: HarperOne
Published Date:
Pages: 288
Average Goodreads rating: 4.08/5 (8 ratings)

Drawing on the wisdom of teacher from the world's great religious traditions, including Robert Thurman, Sharon Salzberg, Ram Dass, Mother Mary Clare Vincent, Joan Halifax, and Rabbi Jonathan Omer-Man, Gifts of the Spirit deepens our appreciation of such everyday routines as waking up, eating, and working, as well as the abundant rewards of enjoying music, gardening, walking, and being with others. Vivid descriptions of rituals from around the world help us find new spiritual meaning in life's key passages.

Discover everyday spiritual riches through:


Zen arts of cooking and eating


Jewwish and Native American coming-of-age rituals


Bedouin rules of hospitality and friendship


Mindful approached to pregnancy and birth


Ancient Christian practices that nurture the dying


Shaker philosophies of daily work and craft


The Buddhist way to a peaceful night's sleep