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Verses from the Center: A Buddhist Vision of the Sublime

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The understanding of the nature of reality is the insight upon which the Buddha was able to achieve his own enlightenment. This vision of the sublime is the source of all that is enigmatic and paradoxical about Buddhism. In Verses from the Center, Stephen Batchelor explores the history of this concept and provides readers with translations of the most important poems ever written on the subject, the poems of 2nd century philosopher Nagarjuna.

Synopsis:

The author of the bestselling "Buddhism Without Beliefs" now explores the nature of reality and provides readers with translations of the most important poems ever written on the subject, the poems of 2nd century philosopher Nagarjuna.

About the Author

Stephen Batchelor is a former monk in the Tibetan and Zen traditions and the author of the national bestseller Buddhism Without Beliefs. He lectures and conducts meditation retreats worldwide, and is a contributing editor for Tricycle.

Table of Contents

Preface

Intuitions of the Sublime

Verses from the Center

Walking

Seeing

Body

Space

Addiction

Birth

Actors

Already

Fire

Before

Anguish

Change

Connection

Essence

Life

Acts

Self

Time

Disappearance

Buddhanature

Awakening

Nirvana

Contingency

Opinion

Afterword

Appendix

Notes

Glossary

Bibliography

Product Details

ISBN:
9781573228763
Author:
Batchelor, Stephen
Publisher:
Riverhead Books
Author:
N
Author:
Batchelor, Stephe
Subject:
Inspirational & Religious
Subject:
Early works to 1800
Subject:
Madhyamika (Buddhism)
Subject:
Buddhism - General
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Mahayana buddhism
Subject:
Spirituality
Subject:
Philosophy, buddhist
Subject:
Religion Eastern-Buddhism
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20010731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.04x5.12x.56 in. .38 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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