Finding Our True Home

Finding Our True Home

Living in the Pure Land Here and Now

Book - 2003
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Perseus Publishing
This new and definitive translation of the Amitabha Sutra unlocks one of the deepest concepts of Buddhism: Happiness cannot exist without suffering.

In Finding Out True Home,Thich Nhat Hanh skillfully melds mindfulness practice and Pure Land Buddhism in his commentary and shows the relevance of the practice for people of all faiths. Everyone has the desire to create and live in an environment that is a "Pure Land"?a place of peace and harmony.


Blackwell North Amer
Finding Our True Home is an examination of the Amitabha Sutra, a central sutra of the Pure Land School of Buddhism. Thich Nhat Hanh skillfully melds mindfulness practice and Pure Land Buddhism in his commentary and shows the relevance of the practice for people of all faiths. Everyone has the desire to create and live in an environment that is a "Pure Land" - a place of peace and harmony. He reveals how students of meditation can use Pure Land practice as one of many Dharma doors that can bring happiness and transform suffering. A practice since the time of the Buddha, Pure Land practice puts us in touch with the beauty in our own world and brings us security, solidity, and freedom.

Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Parallax Press, c2003
Description: 142 p. ; 21 cm
ISBN: 9781888375343
1888375345
Branch Call Number: 294.385 Nha

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