This Moment Is Full of Wonders: The Zen Calligraphy of Thich by Thich Nhat Hanh

By Thich Nhat Hanh

International recognized Zen grasp Thich Nhat Hanh has encouraged thousands of readers within the perform of aware dwelling. by no means sooner than, besides the fact that, have his calligraphy artistic endeavors, both well known, been to be had in e-book shape. This second is filled with Wonders collects greater than 60 full-color works of art via the cherished determine in a richly textured hardcover package deal. As appealing as they're inspirational, the ink-rendered words supply eloquent distillations of Buddhist knowledge, resembling "Peace is each step," "Be unfastened the place you are," and "Smile to the cloud on your tea"—seemingly easy sayings that resonate with which means. Interspersed during the e-book are iconic passages from his best-known teachings, revealed on semi-transparent overlays that faintly vague, then light up, the artistic endeavors underneath. immediately a device for private development and a visible treasure, This second is filled with Wonders will pride non secular seekers of all backgrounds.

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By Thich Nhat Hanh

International recognized Zen grasp Thich Nhat Hanh has encouraged thousands of readers within the perform of aware dwelling. by no means sooner than, besides the fact that, have his calligraphy artistic endeavors, both well known, been to be had in e-book shape. This second is filled with Wonders collects greater than 60 full-color works of art via the cherished determine in a richly textured hardcover package deal. As appealing as they're inspirational, the ink-rendered words supply eloquent distillations of Buddhist knowledge, resembling "Peace is each step," "Be unfastened the place you are," and "Smile to the cloud on your tea"—seemingly easy sayings that resonate with which means. Interspersed during the e-book are iconic passages from his best-known teachings, revealed on semi-transparent overlays that faintly vague, then light up, the artistic endeavors underneath. immediately a device for private development and a visible treasure, This second is filled with Wonders will pride non secular seekers of all backgrounds.

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If there is no soul, it becomes difficult to explain this continuity, and this is a difficulty that cannot just be dismissed as idle speculation. 29 Perhaps our deep desire to propagate ourselves genetically is mirrored in our persistent beliefs about personal survival after death. Certainly, at the popular level, many Buddhists find that a thoroughgoing disjunctive approach to such matters is somehow counterintuitive, and they seek instead for more reassuring, positive ways of imagining. One such way is supplied by a common-stock idea widely disseminated in Hindu culture, maintaining that a dying person’s last thought is the first connecting link to rebirth.

Such a thing cannot happen because the aggregates (like the parts of the chariot) fall apart and disperse at death. Yet kammic patterns endure in the form of the habits that have shaped consciousness, and in the desires and clinging that make consciousness an im- Buddhism 25 pediment to nibbana. These kammic patterns reenter the cycle, rather as a wave reenters the ocean and is remanifested as another wave, neither identical to nor different from its predecessors. If a candle is used to light another candle, the new flame is not the same, nor is it entirely different from the old.

With no other refuge? 40 The dialogical form of the Discourses as a whole is especially useful for conveying how truth is, as this passage would have us understand, a process of discovery by a self-sufficient, responsible human agent “with no other refuge,” rather than a consequence of belief in received practices, priestly mediation, or ritual observance. Consequently, dialogue remains at the core of the Buddha’s teaching insofar as it enables a compassionate understanding of how individual people struggle with their own kamma, prejudices, and habits of thought as they attempt to grapple with the Dhamma and its implications.

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