Radiant Mind: Essential Buddhist Teachings and Texts
Riverhead Books, 1999 - Religion - 354 pages
Complete with excerpts from both ancient Buddhist texts and contemporary teachings, a compilation of essential teachings presents both a solid introduction for novices and a "best of" collection for readers more familiar with Buddhist practice. Original.
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