Awakening of the Heart: Essential Buddhist Sutras and Commentaries

Awakening of the Heart: Essential Buddhist Sutras and Commentaries

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by Thich Nhat Hanh
     
 

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Awakening of the Heart is a comprehensive, single volume collection of the Buddha’s key sutras, translated with contemporary commentary by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. It is an essential complement to Happiness, the bestselling collection of meditation and mindful practices released in 2009. Awakening of the Heart captures the heart of

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Awakening of the Heart is a comprehensive, single volume collection of the Buddha’s key sutras, translated with contemporary commentary by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. It is an essential complement to Happiness, the bestselling collection of meditation and mindful practices released in 2009. Awakening of the Heart captures the heart of Buddhist wisdom and Thich Nhat Hanh’s unique talent to make the Buddha’s teachings accessible and applicable to our daily lives and times. This is a wonderful gift for anyone looking to deepen their practice and understanding of the teachings, as well as a unique resource to understand the fundamentals of Buddhism from its source.

With a new introduction and updated commentary, Awakening of the Heart contains the following sutras:
Prajnaparamita Heart Sutra, Diamond Sutra, Sutra On Full Awareness Of Breathing, Sutra On The Four Establishments Of Mindfulness, Sutra On The Better Way To Catch A Snake, Sutra On The Better Way To Live Alone , Sutra On The Eight Realizations Of The Great Beings, Discourse On Happiness, Teachings On the Middle Way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781937006129
Publisher:
Parallax Press
Publication date:
12/21/2011
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
736,152
File size:
909 KB

Meet the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most revered Zen teachers in the world today. His best-selling books include Happiness and Peace Is Every Step. He lives in Plum Village in southwest France, where he gardens, writes, and teaches the art of mindful living.

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Awakening of the Heart: Essential Buddhist Sutras and Commentaries 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Selected Buddhist scriptures with interesting and ample commentary by Thich Nhat Hanh. The scriptures are from different traditions and include some of the most famous. The translations are easy to read--think "Today's English"--and appropriate here. I keep dipping in and reading.
elei More than 1 year ago
Happy I purchased it.