Radiant Mind: Essential Buddhist Teachings and Texts

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Jean Smith
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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Contents

John Snelling The Teaching Career
6
The Dalai Lama The Buddhas Life
15
Jack Kornfield Theravada Vipassana Practice
32
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About the author (1999)

Jean Smith is the editor of four well-established and much-admired collections of Buddhist teachings -- Breath Sweeps Mind, Everyday Mind, Radiant Mind, and 365 Zen. She divides her time between New York City and the Adirondack Mountains.

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