Nightly Wisdom

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“In addition to inspiration and encouragement, Bartok has compiled simple practices for transforming your sleep into something that's beneficial in new ways.”—Eastern Horizon

NIGHTLY WISDOM

Buddhist Inspirations for Sleeping, Dreaming, and Waking Up

Josh Bartok Gustavo Szpilman Cutz

Nightly Wisdom mines a rich vein of Buddhist teachings on such topics as lucid dreaming, Tibetan “dream yoga”—the art of extending meditation into the boundless world of dreams—and relaxing into restful sleep. In addition to inspiration and encouragement, you’ll find here simple practices for transforming your sleep into something that’s beneficial in entirely new ways, as well as practices for greeting each morning with fresh eyes and an open heart.

Featuring poetry and prose from sources modern and ancient (including the Buddha himself), Nightly Wisdom is a bedside keepsake, perfect for anyone who has wants to wake up to the entirety of life or bring fresh wisdom into that third of our lives we spend in bed.

Includes inspiring nighttime reflections from:

  • Shakyamuni Buddha
  • The Dalai Lama
  • Padmasambhava
  • Eihei Dogen
  • Ajahn Brahm
  • Susan Murphy
  • Chökyi Nyima Rinpoche
  • Ezra Bayda
  • Gyatrul Rinpoche
  • Lama Yeshe
  • Geshe Lhundub Sopa
  • Serinity Young
  • Kalu Rinpoche
  • Robert Langan
  • Barry Magid
  • Venerable Yin-Shun
  • Manhae
  • Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche
  • B. Alan Wallace
  • … and many more!

 

book information
  • Paperback
  • 304 pages, 5.50 x 6.50 inches
  • $14.95
  • ISBN 9780861715497
about the author
Nightly Wisdom

Josh Bartok is an ordained Zen teacher, pastoral counselor, and editor of Dharma books with over twenty years of experience at Wisdom Publications and hundreds of books to his credit. He has a degree in Cognitive Science from Vassar College, and in Mental Health Counseling from University of Massachusetts—Boston. He’s the author of the popular Daily Wisdom series, which includes Daily WisdomMore Daily WisdomNightly Wisdom, and Daily Doses of Wisdom; and are the co-author (with Ezra Bayda) of Saying Yes to Life (Even the Hard Parts). He’s also an abstract expressionist photographer, and served as the founding spiritual director of the Greater Boston Zen Center, in Cambridge, Mass.

Other books by Josh Bartok:
I See You, Mara!
I See You, Buddha
Daily Doses of Wisdom
Daily Wisdom
Saying Yes To Life
More Daily Wisdom

Nightly Wisdom

Gustavo Szpilman Cutz, a native of Rio de Janeiro, served for two years as an editorial assistant at Wisdom Publications. He currently coordinates study programs at the Shantideva Meditation Center in New York.

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