Teachings of the Buddha

Teachings of the Buddha

Book - 2012
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Random House, Inc.
This treasury of essential Buddhist writings draws from the most popular Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese sources. Among the selections are some of the earliest recorded sayings of the Buddha on the practice of freedom, passages from later Indian scriptures on the perfection of wisdom, verses from Tibetan masters on the enlightened mind, and songs in praise of meditation by Zen teachers. The book also includes traditional instruction on how to practice sitting meditation, cultivate calm awareness, and live with compassion. Jack Kornfield, one of the most respected American Buddhist teachers, has compiled these teachings to impart the essence and inspiration of Buddhism to readers of all spiritual traditions.

This edition also includes a new preface by Jack Kornfield and offers a broad array of teachings representing the full spectrum of the Buddhist tradition, including new selections on the role of women in early Buddhism.

Baker & Taylor
Offers a selection of materials on the teachings of the Buddha, chosen from Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, and Japanese writings, and including some of his earliest recorded sayings.

Publisher: Boston : Shambhala, 2012
Edition: Rev. and expanded ed
ISBN: 9781590308974
1590308972
Characteristics: xvii, 212 pages ; 19 cm
Additional Contributors: Kornfield, Jack 1945-
Fronsdal, Gil

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