Freedom Wherever We Go: A Buddhist Monastic Code for the Twenty-first Century

Freedom Wherever We Go: A Buddhist Monastic Code for the Twenty-first Century

by Thich Nhat Hanh

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Overview

In Freedom Wherever We Go, Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh takes the centuries –old Buddhist monastic code, the Pratimoksha,and updates it for the twenty-first century. "The Buddha," Thich Nhat Hanh says, "needs courageous disciples to make this revolutionary step."

The Buddhist equivalent of the rules of Saint Benedict, the Pratimoksha defines and organizes the conduct of monastics and of the monastic community. The guidelines in this book emphasize right conduct, mindfulness, openheartedness, and clear communication. This is the first time that this text is available to lay practitioners and non-monastic readers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935209614
Publisher: Parallax Press
Publication date: 08/09/2001
Sold by: Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 164
File size: 180 KB

About the Author

Thich Nhat Hanh is one of the most revered Zen teachers in the world today. His best-selling books include Happiness and Peace Is Every Step. He lives in Plum Village in southwest France, where he teaches the art of mindful living.

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