11949353_955053217886787_2370183667128221829_nMindfulness A to Z official release is tomorrow!

Here is an excerpt from “S is for Self”

Who are you? Emily Dickinson would reply:

I’m nobody! Who are you?
Are you nobody, too?

Most of us would naturally reply, “I am me.” More precisely, though, I am a me, one of many who have a sense of self. The Buddha’s most radical idea was there actually is no self that corresponds to this sense—at least not in the unexamined way we typically experience it. Of course, there is someone here to be called “me” who lives at a certain address and has been alive for however long I’ve been alive. But this is just a matter of conventions. When I examine this “me,” really dig into what it is and where it’s located, it is quite difficult to pin down.

Arnie Kozak, Mindfulness A to Z: 108 Insights for Awakening Now

Available right now from Wisdom Publications and wherever books are sold on September 22nd!

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