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At the end of "Confession of a Buddhist Atheist", Stephen Batchelor speaks briefly of the collage art he creates from found materials.
This is a very well written and easily read personal account of the author's life as a Buddhist monk, and his search for the "real" man behind the Buddha stories.
As I said, my own personal experiences have led me to a more mystic orientation, and I kept feeling like the author's intellect was getting in his way.
People seem to love or hate Stephen Batchelor. I am a "Batchelorette," (my dharma friends' affectionate name for his fans), and this is probably my favorite of his books. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Prairierose
Very informative book about the life of Buddha. Also informative about the type of people who become believers in Yogi's. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Joseph d smith
Two ideas clarified within:
• confession [of principles] - statement of
those principles by which one lives
• atheist - not a theist
Historical aspects of... Read more
Very well written and researched. This is an excellent book for anyone wanting to learn more about Buddhism from the perspectives of the Tibetan Vajrayana, Korean Zen and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by David Stanley
Stephen Batchelor is so down to earth and brilliant. I read everything I can get from him. This is one of his best.Published 4 months ago by Olivia
What a fantastic writer. He explains his views without judgment or lecturing. He does not seem to be trying to recruit you to his side, just to gently explain the historical Buddha... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Shani