The Buddha's Path for Developing Skillful Pleasure
In Skillful Pleasure Peter Doobinin describes how, by following the Buddha's path, we're able to establish a skillful relationship to pleasure. The truth, the Buddha understood, is that human beings have a basic need for pleasure. Indeed, if we’re going to find a true happiness in this life, our experience must include pleasure. We need pleasure and, to some degree, we know this. Our problem, if you will, is not pleasure. Our problem is that we look for pleasure in the wrong places. The way out of our dilemma is to learn to cultivate skillful pleasure. Skillful pleasure is pleasure that leads us to true happiness. In the dharma book Skillful Pleasure Peter Doobinin shows us how we develop skillful pleasure and how, by doing so, we're able live more effectively, with greater wisdom and compassion. Developed in skillful pleasure, we're able to thrive. We're able to make the most of our lives.