Are you having a good day, enjoying the here and appreciating all that you have? Or Are you stressed, anxious and worrying about the future? Join renowned vegetarian chef, Rose Eliot OBE, and a diverse group of people as they gather in Rose's sitting room to learn about mindfulness meditation.from the wise and witty Buddhist monk Rose has invited to her home. "It's my hope that as you read this book you, too, may feel you are taking part, and that it may be as life-changing for you as it was for me'" Rose Elliot Brimming with inspiring insights and peppered with humour, "I Met a Monk" introduces mindfulness meditation and the core tenets of Buddhist beliefs, showing how we can easily apply them to twenty-first century life. Set out as an 8-week course, each chapter ends with a concise summary of key points and recommended exercises to help put Buddhism into practice. Rose's life changed when she met the monk, she began to follow his simple suggestions and experienced for herself the happiness, freedom, and peace he describes. And you can too.
Rose Elliot was brought up in a spiritual environment. Her grandmother, Grace Cooke, was the medium for White Eagle and founded the White Eagle Lodge based on his teachings, which had a strong Buddhist element to them. In later years, Rose became interested in the teachings of a number of New Age writers - Louise Hay, Wayne Dyer, and Doreen Virtue in particular. Some years ago, Rose heard a Buddhist monk speak about the Four Noble Truths and that you could write everything you need to know about Buddhism on the back of a postcard... this inspired her meditation practice, her writing, and her love for and interest in Buddhism. The author lives in Hampshire, UK.