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365 Buddha PA: Daily Meditations
     

365 Buddha PA: Daily Meditations

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by Jeff Schmidt
 

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Such is the powerful simplicity of Buddhist teachings that a one-or-two-line quotation from a seminal Buddhist text can resonate throughout our days and nights. The infinite wisdom of this religion has touched people from all walks of life from all over the world.

For readers interested in discovering this rich tradition and cultivating a daily practice, 365

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Such is the powerful simplicity of Buddhist teachings that a one-or-two-line quotation from a seminal Buddhist text can resonate throughout our days and nights. The infinite wisdom of this religion has touched people from all walks of life from all over the world.

For readers interested in discovering this rich tradition and cultivating a daily practice, 365 Buddha provides a single thoughta piece of wisdom to carry with onefor each day of the year. Filled with thought-provoking and inspiring quotations from the greatest Buddhist teachers throughout history, including Dogen, Suzuki, Thich Nhat Hanh, the Dalai Lama, and Milarepa, 365 Buddha is an invaluable resource and companion for living.

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This book of daily readings includes 365 pieces of portable Buddhist wisdom -- thought-provoking quotations and inspiring thoughts from the greatest teachers throughout history. Sayings by Dogen, Suzuki, Thich Nhat Hanh, the Dalai Lama, and Milarepa are all represented here.
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
This year has seen a stable of books and devotionals that aim to enhance daily life with Buddhist principles: 24/7 Dharma (Tuttle), Zen 24/7 (Harper San Francisco) and The Buddha's Book of Daily Meditations (Shambhala), just to name a few. Putnam/Tarcher joins the party with Jeff Schmidt's 365 Buddha: Daily Meditations. While there's nothing original about the book's concept, Schmidt is refreshingly honest about that: the opening epigraph actually assures readers that "nothing new will be said here." This is a nice book of short daily meditations, but it's virtually indistinguishable from its peers. ( Jan.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
Library Journal
A longtime practitioner of Buddhism, Schmidt has assembled a winning anthology of insights, poems, parables, and stories from the Buddhist tradition, ranging from its earliest texts to 20th-century works. Not least of the book's virtues is that its compiler understands, as few writers on any subject do, that less is frequently more. Schmidt's fine little book comes with a helpful glossary of terms not fully explicated elsewhere in the text. Highly recommended. Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781440629082
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/14/2002
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
817,833
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Jeff Schmidt has been practicing and studying Buddhism, in the United States and abroad, since 1984. The resident Buddhist scholar at the Tattered Cover bookstore, he lives in Boulder, Colorado.

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