The Resource All our waves are water : stumbling toward enlightenment and the perfect ride, Jaimal Yogis

All our waves are water : stumbling toward enlightenment and the perfect ride, Jaimal Yogis

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All our waves are water : stumbling toward enlightenment and the perfect ride
Title
All our waves are water
Title remainder
stumbling toward enlightenment and the perfect ride
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Jaimal Yogis
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Language
eng
Summary
In this meditative memoir-a compelling fusion of Barbarian Days and the journals of Thomas Merton-the author of Saltwater Buddha reflects on his "failing toward enlightenment," his continued search to find meaning and a greater understanding of the Divine in the world's oceans as well as everyday life. For Jaimal Yogis, the path to enlightenment is surfing. Between water and air, between control and surrender, between the tangible and intangible realities of life, the spiritual can be found. Born to a family of seekers, he left home at sixteen to surf in Hawaii and join a monastery-an adventure he chronicled in Saltwater Buddha. Now, in his early twenties, his heart is broken and he's lost his way. Hitting the road again, he lands in a monastery in Dharamsala, where he meets Sonam, a displaced Tibetan. To help his friend, Jaimal makes a cockamamie attempt to reunite him with his family in Tibet by way of America. Though he does not succeed, witnessing Sonam's indomitable spirit in the face of failure offers Jaimal a deeper understanding of faith. When the two friends part, he cannot fathom the unlikely circumstances that will reunite them. All Our Waves Are Water follows Jaimal's trek from the Himalayas to Indonesia; to a Franciscan Friary in New York City to the dusty streets of Jerusalem; and finally to San Francisco's Ocean Beach. Along his journey, Jaimal prays and surfs; mourning a lost love and seeking something that keeps eluding him, until he ultimately finds what he's been looking for-that the perfect ride may well be the one we are on right now. The poet Rumi wrote, "we are not a drop in the ocean. We are the ocean in a drop." All Our Waves Are Water is Jaimal's "attempt to understand the ocean in a drop, to find that one moon shining in the water everywhere"-to find the Divine that unites us all
Summary
All Our Waves Are Water follows Jaimal’s trek from the Himalayas to Indonesia; to a Franciscan Friary in New York City to the dusty streets of Jerusalem; and finally to San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. Along his journey, Jaimal prays and surfs; mourning a lost love and seeking something that keeps eluding him, until he ultimately finds what he’s been looking for—that the perfect ride may well be the one we are on right now
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Biography type
autobiography
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10569605
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TEFOD
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Yogis, Jaimal
Dewey number
797.3/2092
Index
no index present
LC call number
GV839.5
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Yogis, Jaimal
  • Buddhism
  • Buddhists
  • Surfers
  • Surfing
Target audience
adult
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stumbling toward enlightenment and the perfect ride
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All our waves are water : stumbling toward enlightenment and the perfect ride, Jaimal Yogis
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http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2962626
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent.
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ocn992973374
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First edition.
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1 online resource.
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online
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9780062405203
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9DEFCDF7-8442-4872-B3A5-BAC83C4355C0
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(OCoLC)992973374
Label
All our waves are water : stumbling toward enlightenment and the perfect ride, Jaimal Yogis
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=2962626
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier.
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multicolored
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text
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txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
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ocn992973374
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unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
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unknown
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online
Isbn
9780062405203
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9DEFCDF7-8442-4872-B3A5-BAC83C4355C0
System control number
(OCoLC)992973374

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