Heart of the Buddha's Teaching

誰讀過這本書: The Heart of the Buddha's Teaching(一行禪師著)

內容大意為何?

書評如何?

謝謝您~~

1 Answer

Rating
  • 2 decades ago
    Favorite Answer

    Editorial Reviews

    Amazon.com

    What should we think when on the one hand Buddhism tells us that life is suffering and on the other we are told to enjoy life's every moment? Loved around the world for his simple, straightforward explanations of Buddhism, Thich Nhat Hanh has finally turned his hand to the very core of Buddhism and conundrums such as this. In the traditional way, Thich Nhat Hanh takes up the core teachings one by one--the Four Noble Truths, the Noble Eightfold Path, the Twelve Links of Interdependent Co-Arising--but his approach is as fresh as a soft breeze through a plum orchard. For illustration, he dips into the vast stores of Buddhist literature right alongside contemporary anecdotes, pointing out subtleties that can get glossed over in other popular introductions. He also includes three short but key sutras, essential source teachings from which all Buddhism flows. Studying the basics of Buddhism under Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh is like learning basketball from Michael Jordan. --Brian Bruya

    From Publishers Weekly

    Thich Nhat Hanh's introduction begins with the Turning the Dharma Wheel Sutra, the classic tale of Buddha's announcement in the Deer Park of his awakening. Nhat Hanh then proceeds through a series of laundry-list definitions of core Buddhist terminology: Four Noble Truths, The Noble Eightfold Path, The Three Dharma Seals, The Three Doors of Liberation, The Twelve Links of Causation, The Three Jewels, The Six Harmonies, The Five Powers, The Five Wonderful Precepts and The Four Immeasurable Minds. Despite the tedium of the list, Nhat Hanh does present Buddhism as way of thinking and a well-traveled path toward enlightenment. Buddhism, he teaches, is not only about the individual's attainment of enlightenment but also about the community, past and present, which has fostered the possibility of an individual's enlightenment. As an introduction to Buddhism, this is a masterful inventory of the basic accouterments of a well-furnished Buddhist life.

    Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

    Review

    "Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha."

    --Sogyal Rinpoche

    "If there is a candidate for 'Living Buddha' on earth today, it is Thich Nhat Hanh."

    --Richard Baker-roshi

    "Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace, and peace on earth."

    --His Holiness the Dalai Lama

    "Thich Nhat Hanh is a real poet."

    --Robert Lowell

    Review

    "Thich Nhat Hanh writes with the voice of the Buddha."

    --Sogyal Rinpoche

    "If there is a candidate for 'Living Buddha' on earth today, it is Thich Nhat Hanh."

    --Richard Baker-roshi

    "Thich Nhat Hanh shows us the connection between personal, inner peace, and peace on earth."

    --His Holiness the Dalai Lama

    "Thich Nhat Hanh is a real poet."

    --Robert Lowell

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.