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How Generosity Works

Janet Kathleen Ettele is a musician and author who draws from her background as a student of the Buddhist dharma to bring its teachings into contemporary functional practice through her writing, and the practice of mindfulness through her music.Author of the How Life Works series (Diamond Cutter Press) she has published How Generosity Works and the soon to be released How the Root of Kindness Works. Four more books will follow in this series, each a contemporary fable based on the Six Perfections taught in Buddhism by Master Shantideva. A cd, Piano Mandalas Compassion, is a collection of her meditatively improvised music. Ms. Ettele graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA, and lives in Connecticut where she has raised two sons.