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The Master: Teachings for Enlightenment
A tale of enlightenment for both beginners and advanced students of Buddhist philosophy. Written in poetic style, The Master is an account of the wanderings of an enlightened Master and his pupil, and is part of the great tradition of Chinese Buddhist literature. The book is attractive not just for its treatment of Buddhist themes, but also for the insights it gives into C ...more
Paperback, 174 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Connections Book Publishing
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The Master is a delightful tale of a young man who leaves his home in search. He finds a master and the pair journey through China. The cycle is completed when the man, no longer young, becomes a master and takes on an apprentice of his own. Doubts, temptations, experience, wisdom. Sublime, beautiful, inspirational.
I lovely book reminding us of controling attachment to things and finding true meaning in our existence. "knowledge without wisdom is like a lamp you hold in your hand that cannot be lit. wisdom without knowledge is like a flame that goes out quickly when deprived of oil. only if one has both... will the lamp illuminate even the darkest night."