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Buddha's Golden Light: Six Classic Buddhist Teachings in Modern Verse
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Buddha's Golden Light is a modern re-visioning of classic Buddhist and Zen texts by best selling author and Zen priest Tai Sheridan. Esoteric essays, wisdom teachings, and non-dual philosophy are transformed into accessible, inspiring, and beautiful verse. The six books in this collection illuminate the big body, big mind, and big heart of Buddhism.
The Buddhacarita - A Modern Sequel: The Poetic Saga of Buddha's Life from Birth to Enlightenment
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Price: Free! Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
The Buddhacarita, Asvaghosa's second century sanskrit poem, is the oldest existing story of Buddha's life. The saga begins with Buddha's magical birth and ends with his enlightenment. The ancient myth presents Buddha's relentless inquiry into the nature of reality and artfully weaves together an archetypal hero's journey, Buddhist philosophy, phantasmagorical occurrences, and historical facts.