The Life of the Buddha

The Life of the Buddha

Book - 2015
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"A blueprint for a life of mindfulness, dedicated to the easing of suffering both for oneself and for others. The story of Shakyamuni Buddha's epic journey to enlightenment is perhaps the most important narrative in the Buddhist tradition. Tenzin Chgyel's The Life of the Buddha, composed in the mid-eighteenth century and now in a vivid new translation, is a masterly storyteller's rendition of the twelve acts of the Buddha. Chgyel's classical tale seamlessly weaves together the vast and the minute, the earthly and the celestial, reflecting the near-omnipresent aid of the gods alongside the Buddha's moving final reunion with his devoted son, Rahula. The Life of the Buddha has the power to engage people through a deeply human story with cosmic implications"--
Publisher: New York, New York :, Penguin Classics,, 2015
Copyright Date: 2015
ISBN: 9780143107200
Branch Call Number: 294.363 CHO NVD
Characteristics: xxxii, 126 pages ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Schaeffer, Kurtis R.


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