In Under the Bodhi Tree, author Carol Anderson offers the reader a comprehensive guide to Buddhism from both a knowledge and practice perspective. The reader is introduced to the basic concepts and teachings of the Buddha as well as the growth and evolution of Buddhism from its origins to its place in the world today.
From the simply curious to the novice practitioner, this book holds something for everyone. From the introduction of such concepts as The Four Noble Truths and The Noble Eightfold Path to the instructions for developing self practice, Under the Bodhi Tree touches on not only historical information but the deeper inner meanings and origins of Buddhist tradition and thought. With her first best selling book, Mrs. Anderson offers an inspirational source of information as well as insights and practical techniques to make Buddhism understandable and applicable to our everyday lives. With the down-to-earth meditation instructions and sample exercises offered here, she encourages the reader to begin their own journey of self discovery. Under the Bodhi Tree is for anyone who wants to create a more eaceful, joyful life.
Carol Anderson is a Registered Nurse and Certified Life Coach. She has spent much of her life in caring professions and this book is simply an extension of her compassionate nature. The author hopes to inspire and enrich the lives of others with her writing.