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The Best Buddhist Writing 2008 (The Best Buddhist Writing)

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A thought-provoking collection of the most notable, enjoyable, and insightful Buddhism-inspired literature published in the last year. The Best Buddhist Writing 2008 includes:

•Short meditative practices for peace from Thich Nhat Hanh
•Sylvia Boorstein on how equanimity supports kindness
•Kate Wheeler on meditating in a cave in India
•Norman Fischer on how all language is
Paperback, 336 pages
Published September 30th 2008 by Shambhala
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A great variety of essays in the buddhist tradition. I especially enjoyed three of these essays: one about a complex relationship the author had with his ex wife; one written by a health care worker about the impermanence of the body; and one that included snippets from several authors on the topic of suffering. Very insightful and well written.
Chris Lemig
Wonderful compilation of short, well-written essays on everything from working with the negative emotions to why meditation is useless. This was a nice overview of what the premier thinkers in all traditions of modern Buddhism are up to.
Great collection of Buddhist writing. Essays that can be read and re-read. I got so much out of this book that I needed right now. Great! And I am thinking about adding it to my personal library to always have it on hand.
This is an excellent collection. Some of the best essays on Buddhism that I've read.
I'm pretty much convinced that the best Buddhist writing is no writing. Mu!
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