Opening the Heart of the Cosmos / Edition 1

Opening the Heart of the Cosmos / Edition 1

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by Thich Nhat Hanh, Nhat Hanh
     
 

Stamped with his signature depth of vision, lucidity, and clarity, Thich Nhat Hanh's insights based on the wisdom of the Lotus Sutra invoke a wide range of contemporary topics and concerns. He demonstrates the practical and direct applicability of Buddhist teachings to today's issues, from the Palestinian-Israeli tragedy to the threat of terrorism and the

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Stamped with his signature depth of vision, lucidity, and clarity, Thich Nhat Hanh's insights based on the wisdom of the Lotus Sutra invoke a wide range of contemporary topics and concerns. He demonstrates the practical and direct applicability of Buddhist teachings to today's issues, from the Palestinian-Israeli tragedy to the threat of terrorism and the degradation of our environment.

Opening the Heart of the Cosmos shines sixty years of study and practice upon one of the crowning scriptures of the path of the Buddha. It is destined to be known as one of the most significant writings by Thich Nhat Hanh.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888375336
Publisher:
Parallax Press
Publication date:
10/28/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.91(d)

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Table of Contents

Introduction1
Ch. 1The Wide Embrace of the Lotus Sutra7
Pt. IThe Historical Dimension: Lotus Sutra 1-10 and 12-1417
Ch. 2The Two Doors19
Ch. 3Skillful Means23
Ch. 4One Vehicle30
Ch. 5The Destitute Son37
Ch. 6Dharma Rain43
Ch. 7The Magic City47
Ch. 8Predictions50
Ch. 9Devadatta54
Ch. 10The Capacity of Buddhahood59
Ch. 11Dharma Teacher62
Pt. IIThe Ultimate Dimension: Lotus Sutra 11, 15-19, 21, and 2265
Ch. 12The Jeweled Stupa67
Ch. 13Rising Up from the Earth73
Ch. 14Infinite Life77
Ch. 15Merit83
Ch. 16The Light of Mindfulness88
Ch. 17Trust and Faith93
Pt. IIIThe Action Dimension Lotus Sutra 20 and 23-2897
Ch. 18Never Disparaging99
Ch. 19Medicine King108
Ch. 20Wonderful Sound118
Ch. 21Universal Gate121
Ch. 22Many Forms129
Ch. 23Mindfulness of Love135
Ch. 24Non-Fear140
Ch. 25Earth-Holder and Earth-Store147
Ch. 26Dharani156
Ch. 27King Fine Adornment162
Ch. 28Universally Worthy165
Pt. IVOpening the Doors of Action173
Ch. 29The Six Paramitas175
Ch. 30Giving177
Ch. 31Precepts182
Ch. 32Inclusiveness186
Ch. 33Diligence189
Ch. 34Meditation193
Ch. 35Wisdom195
Conclusion198
Notes199
Index209

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