In A Mind at Home with Itself, Byron Katie illuminates one of the most profound ancient Buddhist texts, The Diamond Sutra (newly translated in these pages by distinguished scholar Stephen Mitchell), to reveal the nature of the mind and to liberate us from painful thoughts, using her revolutionary system of self-inquiry called “The Work.” Katie doesn’t merely describe the awakened mind; she empowers us to see it and feel it, in action. At once startlingly fresh and powerfully enlightening, this title offers us a transformative new perspective on life and death and is certain to become a classic.
Byron Katie discovered inquiry in 1986. She has been traveling around the world since 1992, teaching "The Work" directly to hundreds of thousands of people at free public events, in prisons, hospitals, churches, corporations, battered women’s facilities, universities and schools, at weekend intensives, the nine-day "School for The Work", and her 28-day "Turnaround House". She is the author of three bestselling books: Loving What Is; I Need Your Love—Is That True?; and A Thousand Names for Joy. Her other books are Question Your Thinking-Change the World; Who Would You Be Without Your Story?; A Friendly Universe; and, for children, Tiger-Tiger, Is It True?.