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The Best Buddhist Writing 2009 (The Best Buddhist Writing)
Here’s the latest offering in the series Publishers Weekly called “a great window into the world of a small and articulate community shaping American spiritual practice.” Selected by the editors of the Shambhala Sun, The Best Buddhist Writing 2009 offers an entertaining mix of writing styles on a wide range of issues from a Buddhist point of view. Included are pieces by th ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by Shambhala
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The pieces inside this collection are solid, but there were three that were notable; so much so that I doubt I will forget them for a long time, if ever. The first was a tale of a woman bringing home her dying baby to care for him until his life finished. Heartbreaking, but lovely. The second was about a prisoner bringing Christmas into incarceration, and impacting an unloved prisoner's life. The third was a humorous story from Rabbi Rami Shapiro, discussing the trials of becoming "enlightened", ...more
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