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Lewis Richmond is the author of three books: the national bestseller Work as a Spiritual Practice; the award-winning Healing Lazarus (a memoir of his experience with and recovery from a rare neurological disease); and most recently, the highly praised A Whole Life’s Work, a sequel and companion to his first book.


workasaspiritualpracticeWork As a Spiritual Practice
A Practical Buddhist Approach to Inner Growth and Satisfaction on the Job
Publisher: Broadway; reprint edition February, 2000
Paperback: 272 pages

Based on the author’s fifteen years’ experience as a Buddhist priest and meditation teacher, as well as another fifteen years as a business executive and software entrepreneur, this book provides over forty practical methods and techniques for applying Buddhist spiritual practices in the middle of your workday. Available through Amazon.com >>


healing_lazarus Healing Lazarus
A Buddhist’s Journey from Near Death to New Life
Publisher: Atria, September 2003
Paperback, 288 pages

For Lewis Richmond, overcoming a swift and devastating brain disease was only the beginning of an intense, protracted journey of recovery. But the Buddhist teachings that sustained him throughout his adult life would prove essential in guiding him back to wellness – and toward rebirth and transformation. Richmond shares the lessons he learned and the wisdom he won in sickness and in health. This memoir is an affirmation – and a celebration – of life, and a testament to the human spirit. Available through Amazon.com >>


wholelifeswork A Whole Life’s Work
Living Passionately, Growing Spiritually
Publisher: Atria, February 2004
Hardcover, 256 pages

A Whole Life’s Work addresses a primary struggle of contemporary life: how to strike a balance between achievement and ambition on the one hand, and happiness and fulfillment on the other. Through teaching stories, spiritual exercises, and interviews, the book provides an invaluable roadmap toward the ultimate reconciliation of outer livelihood with inner life, so that when we have grown old we can look back and say: I did the best I could, what I did counted, I am satisfied. Available through Amazon.com >>

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