The Best Buddhist Writing 2012

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Sep 25, 2012 | 336 Pages

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    Sep 25, 2012 | 336 Pages


“Practical wisdom from Pema Chödrön and Thich Nhat Hanh share space in this anthology with fresh insight on the Occupy Wall Street movement, the art and practice of contemplative photography, the story of five courageous monks who take on the disastrous forces of a wildfire, and other highly personal accounts.”—Yoga International

Table Of Contents

Introduction ix
Awakening My Heart 1
Andrea Miller
One Hundred Names for Love 10
Diane Ackerman
Let Me Count the Ways 17
John Tarrant
Smile at Fear 26
Pema Chödrön
Real Happiness 35
Sharon Salzberg
Moon by the Window 46
Shodo Harada
No Is Not the Opposite of Anything 53
Melissa Myozen Blacker
Fire Monks 64
Colleen Morton Busch
Wide Awake 73
Noah Levine
Gaining Perspective 78
Joan Sutherland
Fidelity 82
Thich Nhat Hanh
The Purple Wig 90
Callie Bates
Right Lying 99
Lin Jensen
Precious Energy 107
Nancy Baker
Beyond Religion 113
The Dalai Lama
The Making of a Spiritual Hero 119
Stephan Talty
Across Many Mountains 129
Yangzom Brauen
The Need of the Hour 138
Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi
Occupy Wall Street 148
Michael Stone and David Loy
To Uphold the World 159
Bruce Rich
Beyond Language: Finding Freedom through
Thoughts and Words 168
Zoketsu Norman Fischer
Seeing the World with Fresh Eyes 174
Andy Karr and Michael Wood
Ocean of Dharma 180
Barry Boyce
Vivid Awareness 196
Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche
Reconnecting with Ourselves 207
Tenzin Wangyal Rinpoche
No Need to Do Zazen, Therefore Must Do Zazen 214
Elihu Genmyo Smith
Zen Questions 219
Taigen Dan Leighton
Speak No Evil, Tweet No Evil 227
Michael A. Stusser
Contributors 243
Credits 251

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