Gleanings in Buddha-Fields (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Studies of Hand and Soul in the Far East

Gleanings in Buddha-Fields (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Studies of Hand and Soul in the Far East

by Lafcadio Hearn
     
 

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This 1897 collection focuses on Hearn's perceptions of his newly adopted country of Japan through the lens of Buddhism. His beautiful musings on the juxtaposition between a children’s playground and death vivify the Buddhist idea of dying.  His reminiscence on a trip to Kyoto places the reader there, and his meditation on Nirvana is amazingly clear.See more details below

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This 1897 collection focuses on Hearn's perceptions of his newly adopted country of Japan through the lens of Buddhism. His beautiful musings on the juxtaposition between a children’s playground and death vivify the Buddhist idea of dying.  His reminiscence on a trip to Kyoto places the reader there, and his meditation on Nirvana is amazingly clear.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411449626
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/12/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
308
File size:
1 MB

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