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Something You Forgot...Along the Way: Stories of Wisdom and Learning

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This book introduces sixty-five heart-warming stories that show what it means to learn from life’s events. These simple yet beautiful tales invites us to look deeper into almost any situation in life. In the tradition of Aesop's Fables each story concludes with a moral lesson. In these lessons, the author gives us a perspective on people and events that is both rare and un ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published September 4th 2009 by Ichimannendo Publishing Inc
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Vicki
Aug 29, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Something You Forgot…Along the Way: Stories of Wisdom and Learning will draw the reader in with its direct and unapologetic message. Takamori guides the reader like a
beacon toward doing better and becoming better. A sense of goodwill and sincerity In his new book, Something You Forgot…Along the Way, Buddhist teacher Kentetsu Takamori relates 65 short stories that bring his philosophy, what we have is not ours forever, to life. He cautions us that nothing is permanent.“Once this reality sinks in,
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Gregorius Gerry Purnomo
Jul 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
The short stories are simple and deal with daily life. The stories remind us to do a little bit better in all of our life aspects.
Great reading for all ages, during times when you need to stop and reflect to your own life.
Nyein San
Jun 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Simply amazing!!! Simple things that we forgot along the journey and this book will remind you of the beauty of the wisdom..
Kamalita Pertiwi
Sep 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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a collection of heart-warming stories, with lessons in compassion, integrity, honesty and other values which are (surprisingly) rare nowadays..
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I have dedicated my life to faithfully conveying the teachings of Shinran (1173-1263), the founder of True Pure Land Buddhism. I have lectured throughout Japan and worldwide on Buddhism for more than sixty years. I am the author of several bestselling titles in Japanese and the chair of the Buddhist organization Jodo Shinshu Shinrankai.

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