Letting Go of the Person You Used to Be: Lessons on Change, Loss, and Spiritual Transformation
Written by Lama Surya Das
For many people, recent years have been
characterized by profound change, whether it relates to financial upheaval,
political shifts, or even massive losses of life to disease and violence.
Even on a personal level, each person must confront
the curves life throws his or her way.
Buddhism has a great deal to say about change and
impermanence and how to meaningfully deal with them. Change–whether on a large
or small scale–provides our most important opportunity for learning about
ourselves and the nature of reality.
From this essential insight Lama Surya Das has crafted a
fulfilling and important path to understanding and healing ourselves and finding