Learning True Love: Practicing Buddhism in a Time of War [NOOK Book]

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This unique autobiography tells the gripping story of a woman who not only lived, but made history. This fully revised edition follows Sister Chan Khong's courageous journey from Vietnam to France, and then back to Vietnam after forty years in exile.
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Learning True Love: Practicing Buddhism in a Time of War

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Overview

This unique autobiography tells the gripping story of a woman who not only lived, but made history. This fully revised edition follows Sister Chan Khong's courageous journey from Vietnam to France, and then back to Vietnam after forty years in exile.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781458711335
  • Publisher: ReadHowYouWant
  • Publication date: 10/21/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 767,841
  • File size: 11 MB
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Table of Contents


Foreword   Thich Nhat Hanh     VII
Introduction   Maxine Hong Kingston     IX
Growing Up in the Land of Tet 1938-1961
The Grass Comes Back to Life     2
Communism and Buddhism     10
Science and Social Work     17
Meeting Thich Nhat Hanh     24
Working for Social Change 1962-1965
Nonviolent Resistance     32
Autumn Moon     48
Experience     59
Interbeing     69
The War Escalates 1966-1968
Man Is Not Our Enemy     82
Sister Mai     93
In the War Zone     105
Leaving Vietnam     115
Working for Peace 1969-1975
Buddhist Peace Delegation     126
Pilgrimage for Peace     144
Children Suffer Equally     157
Beginning Anew     165
Exile 1976-2003
The Boat People     180
Rare Flowers of the Country     194
Plum Village     213
River Water, Market Rice     220
True Emptiness     230
The Flowering of Plum Village and Deer Park Monastery     241
The Place the Ancestors Have Chosen For Us     258
Vietnam 2004-2005
Return to Vietnam     268
If I Die Tomorrow     292
Afterword   Linda K. Williams     299
Glossary     303
Acronyms     305
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