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Buddhism of the Heart: Reflections on Shin Buddhism and Inner Togetherness
Author Wilson, Jeff ; Unno, Mark ; Unno, Taitetsu
PublisherWisdom Publications
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LocationSomerville, MA, US [薩默維爾, 麻薩諸塞州, 美國]
Content type書籍=Book
AbstractDespite its 800-year history and standing as one of the most popular branches of Buddhism in the world, Shin Buddhism has been passed on primarily through an oral tradition, leaving few books written about it. Buddhism of the Heart addresses that gap. Using anecdote, reflection, humor, and more, this book invites readers into the world of Shin stories and metaphors, passed down, elaborated, and re-energized generation after generation. The truth of Shin Buddhism’s sacred storytelling, explains author Jeff Wilson, lies in the degree to which it points the hearer on toward deeper humility, awakening, and thankfulness. He shows how the tradition moves us beyond the petty ego as we come closer to the “entrusting heart,” the heart that is rooted in boundless gratitude and considerate awareness of others. A major new voice in Western Buddhism, Wilson evokes the warmth of Robert Fulghum and the nonjudgmental spiritual struggling of Anne Lamott in this accessible, affirming work for the modern seeker.
ISBN0861715837; 9780861715831
Created date2009.07.06
Modified date2016.07.01

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