Subtle Wisdom

Understanding Suffering, Cultivating Compassion Through Ch'an Buddhism
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Author(s): Master Sheng Yen
Original Publish Date: Feb 23, 2011
Product Number: EB00159552
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307781833
Publisher: Harmony
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Description

Master Sheng-yen, a dharma descendant from the founders of Buddhism in China, considers the concepts of suffering, enlightenment, and compassion; provides a glossary of key terms; and briefly recaps the history of Buddhism in China. But he goes beyond these issues to discuss contemporary matters and questions he has encountered in his years of teaching in the United States. Sometimes personal and always instructive, Sheng-yen's introductory work is perfect for those just coming to Buddhism, and for those who are already very familiar with the Tibetan and Zen schools.

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