Boston, MA, July 16, 2014 --(PR.com
)-- Buddhist Meditation teacher and author Andrew Furst has just published a collection of short essays on Buddhism. Western Lights is a written from the viewpoint of a western Buddhist teacher. It speaks about eastern concepts like Karma, Hope, Attachment, and Emptiness from a personal perspective and in terms familiar to Americans. They’re grounded in familiar subject matter to like Politics, Science, Psychology, Heaven, and Nature.
The book was written to help the reader find a personal connection to this ancient tradition and discover what it has to say about the challenges of contemporary life.
Western Lights has already received several 5 star reviews from prominent Buddhist authors including Eric Swanson co-author of the New York Times bestseller, The Joy of Living and David Brazier, author of several books including Zen Therapy: Transcending the Sorrows of the Human Mind.
Braja Sorenson, editor for the Elephant Journal has this to say about Western Lights: The book is a refreshing and welcoming introduction and guide to the practices of Buddhism: whether one's desire is simply curiosity or to delve deeply into the philosophy and transcendent nature of the practices.
The author is making the first 8 chapters of the book available for free at the website www.andrewfurst.net/subscribe