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The Bodhi Tree Grows in L.A. by Bhante Walpola Piyananda

The Bodhi Tree Grows in L.A.

  • Paperback $19.95

    Jun 10, 2008 | 192 Pages

  • Ebook $18.99

    Jun 10, 2008 | 192 Pages

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“Refreshing proof of the power of compassion and the wisdom of the Buddha for daily life and its vicissitudes.”—Publishers Weekly

"Venerable Walpola Piyananda skillfully expresses deep messages about Buddhist philosophy, ethics, and morality in an effective and profound way."—Bhante Henepola Gunaratana, author of Mindfulness in Plain English 

"Bhante Piyananda illuminates the multifaceted complexities of modern-day urban American life with a sparkling fusion of engaging personal tales and classical teachings from the Buddhist scriptures."—Ajahn Amaro, co-abbot of Abhayagiri Monastery

"Bhante Piyananda is a pioneering Theravadin Buddhist monk in the U.S. who teaches us that Buddhism has much to offer in confronting the dilemmas and challenges of modern life."—George D. Bond, Professor of Religion, Northwestern University

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