This is the story of a young man and a generation of angry youths who rebelled against their parents and the unfulfilled promise of the sixties.
As with many self-destructive kids, Noah Levine's search for meaning led him first to punk rock, drugs, drinking, and dissatisfaction. But the search didn't end there. Having clearly seen the uselessness of drugs and violence, Noah looked for positive ways to channel his rebellion against what he saw as the lies of society.
Fueled by his anger and so much injustice and suffering, Levine now uses that energy and the practice of Buddhism to awaken his natural wisdom and compassion.
Noah Levine is a Buddhist teacher, author and counselor. He is trained to teach by Jack Kornfield of Spirit Rock Meditation Center in Woodacre, CA. He teaches meditation classes, workshops and retreats nationally as well as leading groups in juvenile halls and prisons. Noah holds a masters degree in counseling psychology from CIIS. He has studied with many prominent teachers in both the Theravadan and Mahayanan Buddhist traditions.
Dit is het verhaal van een jonge man en een generatie kwade jongeren die tegen hun ouders en de onvervulde beloftes van de 60'er jaren rebelleerden
net als veel zelfdestructieve tieners, Noah Levine's zoektocht naar betekenis leid hem eerst naar punk rock, drugs, drank en ontevredenheid.
Gevoed door z'n woede, onrecht en lijden, gebruikt Levine z'n energie en de beoefening van de dharma om compassie en wijsheid te laten ontwaken in zichzelf