The Best Buddhist Writing 2008

The Best Buddhist Writing 2008

Book - 2008
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Random House, Inc.
A thought-provoking collection of the most notable, enjoyable, and insightful Buddhism-inspired literature published in the last year. The Best Buddhist Writing 2008 includes:

   • Short meditative practices for peace from Thich Nhat Hanh
   • Sylvia Boorstein on how equanimity supports kindness
   • Kate Wheeler on meditating in a cave in India
   • Norman Fischer on how all language is a form of prayer
   • Aidan Delgado on being a Buddhist conscientious objector in Iraq
   • “Dharma punk” Noah Levine on learning how to forgive
   • Traleg Kyabgon Rinpoche on cultivating compassion through training the mind
   • The Dalai Lama on the mythical “self”
   • Sister Chan Khong’s memoir of campaigning for peace and social justice during the Vietnam War era alongside her teacher Thich Nhat Hanh
   • Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet, on the importance of a “beginner’s mind”
   • Pema Chödrön on choosing peace rather than conflict
   • Bhikkhu Bodhi, Darlene Cohen, Shinzen Young, and Reginald Ray on the valuable lessons of pain
   • “Prince of the Ascetics,” a short story by Charles Johnson
   • Natalie Goldberg on koan practice
   •  And much more

Baker & Taylor
Features a collection of Buddhist-inspired writings on a wide range of issues by talented contributors, including the Dalai Lama, Pema Chèodrèon, and Thich Nhat Hanh.

& Taylor

A thought-provoking collection showcases Buddhist-inspired writings on a wide range of issues by talented contributors, including the Dalai Lama, Pema Chödrön, Thich Nhat Hanh, Sylvia Boorstein, Charles Johnson, Natalie Goldberg, and other luminaries in the spiritual community. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Publisher: Boston, Mass. : Shambhala ; Enfield : Publishers Group UK [distributor], 2008
ISBN: 9781590306154
Characteristics: xiii, 331 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: McLeod, Melvin


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