Teachings of the Buddha [Sale Paperback Edition]
Revised and Expanded Edition
New/Red dot copies. Some of the earliest recorded sayings of the historical Buddha on the practice of freedom, plus passages from later Indian Buddhist scriptures on the perfection of wisdom, verses from Tibetan masters on the enlightened mind, and songs of praise by Zen teachers on the great value of meditation are among the selections edited by Jack Kornfield.
"An inspirational treasury of essential teachings from Buddhist literature." Snow Lion.
"A remarkably readable book that records some of the earliest recorded sayings of the historic Buddha." East and West Series.
"It is said that soon after his enlightenment the Buddha passed a man on the road who was struck by the Buddha's extraordinary radiance and peaceful presence. The man stopped and asked, "My friend, what are you? Are you a celestial being or a god? "No", said the Buddha. "Well then, are you some kind of magician or wizard?" Again the Buddha answered, "No". "Are you a man?" "No". "Well, my friend, then what are you?" The Buddha replied, "I am awake."…