Way of the Peaceful Warrior: A Book That Changes Lives

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 2009 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 392 pages
WAY OF THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR has become one of the most beloved spiritual sagas of our time. Shared among friends and families, this million-copy word-of-mouth bestseller has inspired men and women of all ages in twenty languages worldwide. Despite his success, college student and world-champion athlete Dan Millman is haunted by a feeling that something is missing from his life. Awakened one night by dark dreams, he wanders into an all-night gas station, meets an old man named Socrates, and his world is changed forever. Guided by this eccentric old warrior, drawn to an elusive young woman named Joy, Dan begins a spiritual odyssey into realms of light and shadow, romance and mystery, toward a final confrontation that will deliver or destroy him. This classic tale, told with heart and humor, speaks to the peaceful warrior in each of us. Countless readers have been moved to laughter and tears - even moments of illumination - as they rediscover life's larger meaning and purpose. Journey with Dan on the peaceful warrior's path to unreasonable happiness. Find out for yourself why this book changes lives.
 

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Contents

Books by Dan Millman
iii
THE GAS STATION AT RAINBOWS END
ix
GUSTS OF MAGIC
3
THE WEB OF ILLUSION
30
CUTTING FREE
67
THE SWORD IS SHARPENED
103
THE MOUNTAIN PATH
178
PLEASURE BEYOND THE MIND
216
THE FINAL SEARCH
245
THE GATE OPENS
272
LAUGHTER IN THE WIND
295
AFTERWORD
301
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
307
BOOKS BY DAN MILLMAN
321
BACK COVER MATERIAL
328
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Dan Millman, a former world-champion gymnast, has taught at the University of California at Berkeley, Stanford University, and Oberlin College. His interest in and knowledge about personal and spiritual growth is reflected in his books. These include Way of the Peaceful Warrior, Sacred Journey of the Peaceful Warrior, No Ordinary Moments, and The Laws of the Spirit, a national bestseller. Millman resides with his family in San Rafael, California.

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