Beyond the Self: Teachings on the Middle Way [NOOK Book]

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One of the Buddha's most central ideas is the importance of transcending “either/or” thinking to avoid the trap of extremist views. In Beyond the Self Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that we can find tranquility by embracing all aspects of life, instead of focusing on what we like and dislike. The book contains Nhat Hanh's original translation of the Sutra on the Middle Way, as well as his commentary on how we can use this teaching to better understand how to navigate our difficulties and find peace of mind. By changing...
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Beyond the Self: Teachings on the Middle Way

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Overview

One of the Buddha's most central ideas is the importance of transcending “either/or” thinking to avoid the trap of extremist views. In Beyond the Self Thich Nhat Hanh suggests that we can find tranquility by embracing all aspects of life, instead of focusing on what we like and dislike. The book contains Nhat Hanh's original translation of the Sutra on the Middle Way, as well as his commentary on how we can use this teaching to better understand how to navigate our difficulties and find peace of mind. By changing how we see the world, Beyond the Self helps us transform ourselves.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781937006020
  • Publisher: Parallax Press
  • Publication date: 12/1/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 520,559
  • File size: 132 KB

Meet the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh is a Vietnamese Buddhist monk whose lifelong efforts to generate peace and reconciliation moved Martin Luther King, Jr. to nominate him for the Nobel Peace Prize in 1967. He lives in southwest France and travels regularly, leading retreats on the art of mindful living. He is the author of The Energy of Prayer, Being Peace, and many other bestselling books.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Sutra on the Middle Way

Commentary on the Sutra

Right View

Dependent Co-arising

Walking the Path of the Middle Way

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 7, 2013

    Clarity in the middle way

    Highly recommend

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