The World Comes to You

Notes on Practice, Love, and Social Action

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Michael Stone
  • Boulder, CO: 
    Shambhala Publications, Inc.
    , July
     176 pages.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.



These concise, pointed essays by dharma and yoga teacher Michael Stone offer essential wisdom on living the yoga and Buddhist paths in the midst of everyday life and in a world full of challenges. Through the overarching themes of practice, love, and social action, Stone addresses the essential questions of:

What does daily practice actually look like?
Where are you going with your practice?
How do you take your practice into your everyday life?
How does practice manifest as love?
How do you act as a steward of society and live in right relationship with each other and the planet?

These essays inspire and guide, appealing to both yogis and dharma practitioners. In this age where we can’t turn away from environmental and political issues, Stone reminds us in a clear and encouraging way that practice is always both internal and external.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Michael Stone (1974–2017) was a prominent and innovative Buddhist teacher, yogi, psychotherapist, and author. He was the founder and director of the Centre of Gravity Sangha, a community of yoga and Buddhist practitioners based in Toronto, and he taught widely and had a large international following.


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