“As founder and guiding teacher of the Community Meditation Center in New York, Allan Lokos has an arsenal of tools for coping with stressful situations.”. During the month of February, we’re reading Allan Lokos’s Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living at the Tricycle Book Club. Pick up a copy and. Read an interview with meditation teacher and author Allan Lokos and learn how you can win 1 of 2 free copes of Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living.

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The bell’s tone echoed through the valley. In this life-changing book, Allan Lokos sheds new light on this much-sought-after state of mind, and provides a road map for cultivating greater patience in one’s life. The Art of Peaceful Living. A step-by-step guide to weathering life’s storms from an inspiring spiritual teacher, Patience will help readers discover greater wllan and contentment in their lives. Wasn’t feeling particularly patient when reading this, which almost had me laughing.

The Limits to Capital. With his guided and accommodating writing style, the readers gained handful of experiences relating to encountering many difficult obstacles in life. No trivia or quizzes yet.

“There is no illness that is not exacerbated by stress.”

There is usually a great deal of frustration that accompanies situations in which things are not going the way we would like. The point is, we are malleable. Dec 30, Peter Clothier rated it really liked it.


I have never been so emphatically, gently awakened in my life. Patient effort strengthens our resources.

Allan Lokos writes with enthusiasm and practicality about the practices that will help one live a more patient and peaceful life. The Way of Qigong. Mar 05, Diana Bogan rated it liked it.

A former professional alpan who was in looos original Broadway company of Oliver! I observe the suffering I create for myself when the traffic backs up on the freeway, when my computer fails to perform in conformance to my expectations or needs, when those around me make demands on my time and energies that I am reluctant to share. Feb 27, Vaidehi rated it really liked it. As a side note, much of the book references teachings from Buddhism, and as a practicing Catholic, I wasn’t in the least bothered by it.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Try lkoos Kindle edition paitence experience these great reading features: It’s not about me. Read more Read less. He is always experiencing physical pain and never complains. Of course it’s not that simple, but the book is a starting point. We might lose our patience more often than we would like, but there are also many instances when we have remained patient when others “lost it.

Michael was blinded and lost the use of most of his right hand in the Vietnam war, yet he went on to become a world renowned sculptor. Lokos’ writing has such a calm quality to it. Happy that it’s an ebook on all of my devices.

To see what your friends thought of this pwtience, please sign up. This is one I will reread in the future! Please share the wisdom: I liked the start and personal stories about himself and others. Therefore much of what the author wrote about in the book dovetailed with another current frame of reference This is another book I came across “accidently on purpose,” meaning I stumbled across it at the library when I wasn’t really looking for anything.


Wonderful book on allaan I suppose it depends on what your goals are. Author of Radical Acceptance.

Summaries and Excerpts: Patience : the art of peaceful living / Allan Lokos.

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I liked the brief section on his divorce. Mainly from the Buddhist school of thought and writings. Philosophy Personal Growth Category: It challenges many of the assumptions and misconceptions we have about ourselves and the world we live in, reminding us that there is always another side to every view.

There is just so much in this book, I wondered if it pahience be yet another book I read and then promptly forgot everything I thought amazing about it and life continued on.