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The book is impeccably researched, well written, heart-felt and wise.
I enjoyed this book so much I caught myself more than one time looking to see how many pages were in the book because I wanted it to never end.
Mirka Knaster does an excellent job of sharing the life and teachings of Munindra in a very accessible way.
Highly recommended to anyone who wants to learn about the great Theravadin pioneer teacher from India who helped giving birth to the Vipassana movement in the West. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Uffe Damborg
Very inspiring, like Boswell's "Life of Johnson".... Thank you for this wonderful portrait , so beautifully organized and written.Published 9 months ago by a reader from MN
This book breaks down mindful meditation really simple which ironically it is! With all the personal examples there is much guidance for meditation and the reason why one should... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Charlie Atilano
Things do seem to happen as they are supposed to, in their own peculiar time. A review copy of Mirka Knaster’s Living This Life Fully: Stories and Teachings of Munindra, was... Read morePublished 11 months ago by Peter Clothier
Ironically, Theravāda Buddhism, which is based on the best evidence we have of what the Buddha actually taught, is relatively little known in the West. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Barry Richman
Munindra-ji taught me in '66 - i was his sole student in the ashram for many weeks. before i left, he said: "some time you will want to sit and be quiet"; and although i seemed to... Read morePublished 23 months ago by 4th uncle
I didn't finish the book yet, but as far as I went, reading Munindra-Ji life brought me a sense of how this live can be lived fully, inspiring to practice and follow his advices... Read morePublished on April 5, 2013 by Carlos Amaral
This book gives many beautiful teachings through the many, many stories of Munindra via the literally hundreds of inteviews conducted. Read morePublished on February 23, 2013 by Jeffrey Rosenberg
Lovely story about Munindras life. One of my favorite Dharma books. I feel like I have met Munindra. May all beings find peace...Published on January 20, 2013 by Chia