Ebook The Better Melvin McLeod iBook The Best Buddhist Writing 2004 (The Best Buddhist Writing)

Stars: 3.71 of 5 stars Published First Time: October 19th 2004 by Shambhala
The Best Buddhist Writing 2004 (The Best Buddhist Writing)
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Similar Tags: Religion, Buddhism, Spirituality, Non Fiction, Writing, Essays Language of Book: English
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The Best Buddhist Writing 2004 is a thoughtful, inspiring, and often humorous collection of writings from a Buddhist perspective. Selected by the editors of the Shambhala Sun , North America's leading Buddhist-inspired magazine, The Best Buddhist Writing 2004 features selections from the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Pema Chödrön, Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down t The Best Buddhist Writing 2004 is a thoughtful, inspiring, and often humorous collection of writings from a Buddhist perspective. Selected by the editors of the Shambhala Sun , North America's leading Buddhist-inspired magazine, The Best Buddhist Writing 2004 features selections from the Dalai Lama, Thich Nhat Hanh, Pema Chödrön, Natalie Goldberg, author of Writing Down the Bones, novelist and journalist Pico Iyer, Huston Smith, America's most respected writer on comparative religion, MacArthur Award winner Charles Johnson, Random House editor-in-chief Dan Meneker, and many others.
This collection offers an entertaining mix of writing styles and re?ects on a wide range of issues from a Buddhist point of view: thoughtful meditations on nature and the environment, the edgy experiences of hip twenty-somethings, wise reflections on illness and end-of-life issues, light-hearted looks at the spiritual life, and deep insights into the truths of Buddhist philosophy and practice.
The collection includes:
   •  The Dalai Lama on how to find satisfaction in your job
   •  Barbara Gates on love, home, and spirit
   •  Phillip Moffitt on the difference between goals and intentions
   •  Is it hip to be enlightened? Noah Levine and Brad Warner on bohemian Buddhism
   •  Thich Nhat Hanh's techniques for creating peace
   •  Sakyong Mipham on making your mind into an ally
   •  It's your karma, man: Dan Meneker's humorous look at fashionable Buddhist terms


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