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Buddhism: One Teacher, Many Traditions Hardcover – November 11, 2014
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(Bhikkhu Bodhi, translator of In the Buddha’s Words)
"I highly recommend this volume for everyone seeking a more global understanding of the many traditions of Buddhism, all inspired by the one Teacher, Buddha Shakyamuni." (B. Alan Wallace, author of The Attention Revolution)
"His Holiness and Thubten Chodron, with exception care and attention, have created a book that is at once compelling and wise." (Jon Kabat-Zinn, author of Full Catastrophe Living)
"The spirit of respect and harmony expressed in this excellent book is inspiring."
(Sharon Salzberg, author of Real Happiness)
"A precious gift to all who love the Dharma." (Tulku Thondup, coauthor of Boundless Healing)
"Providing us an opportunity for deep contemplation, Buddhism opens us to the wholeness envisioned by the Buddha for all." (Larry Rosenberg, author of Breath by Breath)
About the Author
Venerable Thubten Chodron, born 1950, has been a Buddhist nun since 1977. A native of Los Angeles and a graduate of UCLA, she is the founder and abbess of Sravasti Abbey in eastern Washington State. She is a popular speaker for her practical explanations of how to apply Buddhist teachings in daily life, and she is the author of several bestselling books, including Buddhism for Beginners. She lives in Newport, WA.
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Side by side comparisons of varied Buddhist schools without bias. Very helpful reading.Published 11 months ago by The Stranger
Technical book of H.H. Dalai Lama written in a academic descriptive way. The book systematically orders, the practices and Paths with its corresponding Fruition according to the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Buddhist from South
The book subscribes to Tsongkhapa's sectarian view on emptiness, which is not followed by 3 out of the 4 major Tibetan Buddhist schools. Read morePublished 13 months ago by WilliamMcKay
latest comment from my partner ....oh this is so good... we should have it for our book discussion group!Published 15 months ago by Veronica