Verses from the Center: A Buddhist Vision of the Sublime
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.
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Not a literal, but a 'poetic translation', of verses composed by the second-century Buddhist Nagarjuna. The verses can bring instant insight if you're in the right frame of mind, or comletely baffle ... Read full review
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The close here refers to a sacred place and the religious community that occupies it. In this memoir, Breyer (founder of the community-activist publication Who Cares) takes us to her close, the ... Read full review