An Introduction to the Buddha and His Teachings

  • Publish Date: 1997-10-01
  • Binding: Hardcover

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Originally published by Shambhala (Boston) in 1993 under the title 'Entering the Stream: An Introduction to the Buddha and His Teaching.'

Contents: The life of the Buddha and the spread of Buddhism - A short history of Buddhism - Basic teachings - Words of the Buddha - The development of ego - Seeing things as they are - Karma and its fruit - The practice of recollection - Unlimited friendliness: The Metta Sutta - The teachings of the Great Vehicle - The heart sutra - Lovingkindness - The Bodhisattva path - The sutra called flawless purity - Ten bulls: The Zen oxherding pictures - Zen mind, beginner's mind - Emptiness - Engaged Buddhism - The Tantric teachings. (partial listing)

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