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Author Nhất Hạnh, Thích.

Title Awakening of the Heart : Essential Buddhist Sutras and Commentaries / Thich Nhat Hanh
Published Berkeley, Calif. : Parallax Press, 2012
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Contents Introduction; The Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing: Anapanasati Sutta; Contents; The Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing; Commentary 1: The Foundation of All Practice; 2: Exploring the Sutra; 3: The Sixteen Ways of Breathing; 4: Seven Ways to Practice; 5: Breathing Practices; 6: A Point of View on Practice; 7: Other Translations:The Anapananusmriti Sutras; 8: History of the Sutra on the Full Awareness of Breathing; The Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness: Satipatthana Sutta; Contents
3: The Way of Understanding4: Long Live Emptiness; 5: Happy Continuation; 6: Roses and Garbage; 7: The Moon is Always the Moon; 8: Buddha is Made of Non-Buddha Elements; 9: Freedom; 10: Svaha!; 11: A Tangerine Party; The Sutra on the Middle Way: Kaccayanagotta Sutta; Contents; The Sutra on the Middle Way; Commentary 1: The Wisdom of the Middle Way(68); 2: Right View; 3: Dependent Co-arising; 4: Walking the Middle Path; The Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings: Fo Shuo Ba Da Ren Jue Jing; Contents; The Sutra on the Eight Realizations of the Great Beings(71)
7: Breaking the Bonds8: No-self; 9: The Non-achieved and the Non-expressed; 10: Impermanence; 11: Nirvana; 12: Treating Wrong Understanding; 13: Living Wisdom; The Diamond Sutra: Vajracchedika Prajñaparamita Sutra; Contents; The Diamond Sutra; Commentary 1: How to Read the Diamond Sutra; 2: The Dialectics of Prajñaparamita; 3: The Language of Nonattachment; 4: The Answer is the Question; 5: Mountains and Rivers Are Our Own Bodies; 6: Becoming a Modern Bodhisattva; The Heart Sutra: Prajñaparamita Hrdaya Sutra; Contents; The Heart Sutra; Commentary 1: Interbeing; 2: Empty of What?
The Elder Sutra(38) Theranamo SuttaThe Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Live Alone(39) Bhaddekaratta Sutta; Commentary 1: What Does It Mean to Live Alone?; 2: Great Peace in Solitude; 3: Putting the Teachings of the Buddha into Practice; 4: The Bhaddekaratta Gatha in Other Sutras; The Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Catch a Snake: Alagaddupama Sutta; Contents; The Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Catch a Snake; Commentary 1: Thundering Silence; 2: About the Sutra; 3: Arittha's Misunderstanding; 4: Sense Pleasures as Disasters; 5: Catching a Snake; 6: The Raft is Not the Shore
The Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness: Satipatthana Sutta, Majjhima Nikaya 10Commentary 1: What is Mindfulness?; 2: Summary of the Sutra; 3: Exercises for Observing the Body; 4: Exercises for Observing the Feelings; 5: Exercises for Observing the Mind; 6: Exercises for Observing the Objects of Mind; 7: Principles for the Practice of Mindfulness; 8: Finding the Highest Understanding; 9: History of the Sutra on the Four Establishments of Mindfulness; 10: Related Sutras; The Sutra on Knowing the Better Way to Live Alone: Bhaddekaratta Sutta; Contents
Summary Awakening of the Heart is a comprehensive, single volume collection of the Buddha's key sutras, translated with contemporary commentary by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. It is an essential complement to Happiness, the bestselling collection of meditation and mindful practices released in 2009. Awakening of the Heart captures the heart of Buddhist wisdom and Thich Nhat Hanh's unique talent to make the Buddha's teachings accessible and applicable to our daily lives and times. This is a wonderful gift for anyone looking to deepen their practice and understanding of the teachings, as well as a uniqu
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (PP, viewed on April 8, 2014)
Subject Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka -- Commentaries.
Genre/Form Commentaries.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1937006115
1937006123 (electronic bk.)
9781937006112
9781937006129 (electronic bk.)
OTHER TI Tripiṭaka. Sūtrapiṭaka. Selections. English. http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no2016048692