Radiant Mind: Essential Buddhist Teachings and Texts
Riverhead Books, 1999 - Religion - 354 pages
Filled with excerpts from both ancient Buddhist texts and contemporary teachings, this enlightening book provides a solid introduction for novices and a "best of" collection for those more familiar with Buddhist practice. It is a collection of starting points: essential teachings and texts of Buddha's discourses, filled with insightful commentaries and interpretations by such teachers as the Dalai Lama, Vietnamese monk Thich Nhat Hanh, and modern thinker Jack Kornfield.
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John Snelling The Teaching Career
The Dalai Lama The Buddhas Life
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