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The Best Buddhist Writing 2012

The Best Buddhist Writing 2012

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Edited by Melvin McLeodAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Melvin McLeod and editors of the Shambhala SunAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by editors of the Shambhala Sun

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
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  • Publisher: Shambhala
  • On Sale: September 25, 2012
  • Price: $17.95
  • ISBN: 978-1-61180-011-1 (1-61180-011-0)
about this book

A treasury of the most notable, profound, and thought-provoking Buddhist-inspired writing published in the last year.

The Best Buddhist Writing 2012 includes:


• His Holiness the Dalai Lama on cultivating a universal ethic of kindness
• Sharon Salzberg on getting your meditation practice started
• Pema Chödrön on how to smile at fear
• The Venerable Bhikkhu Bodhi on analyzing global problems through the lens of traditional Buddhist teachings
• Bruce Rich on the enlightened model of government of the Buddhist monarch King Ashoka
• Thich Nhat Hanh on fidelity in loving relationships
• Michael A. Stusser’s determined—and hilarious—effort to speak—and tweet—no evil
• Norman Fischer on a new and more open understanding of language
• Barry Boyce’s fascinating survey of the life and teachings of the late Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche
• Michael Stone and David Loy on the basic questions raised by the Occupy Wall Street movement
• Kenchen Thrangu Rinpoche’s explanation of the meditation practice of kusulu, the pinnacle of simplicity and relaxation
• Nancy Baker on the powerful and useful energy behind anger
• Diane Ackerman on living with her beloved husband’s Alzheimer’s disease
• Yangzom Brauen’s moving account of her grandmother and mother’s escape from Tibet following the Chinese invasion
• And much more