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Chings of Gautama Buddha over the course of eighty years It is retold alternately through the eyes of Sva. The good It's easy reading and a nice way to learn about the Buddha's teachings The bad 572 pages felt like 572 pages It's a biography but it isn't It's fictionalized So it's hard to know what Thich Nhat Hanh made up and what he got from original sources Granted the Buddha lived over 2500 years ago so it deserves a serious clump of salt anywaysThe ugly I don't like that the Buddha's wife is depicted as encouraging him to leave her and their only child to go and find The Way One of the things that drew me to the Buddha in the first place is that he's not divine He's just human and as flawed as the rest of us So why can't it be that he just found himself having a wife and child at the age of 29 and simply freaked out and left town That's possible too isn't it Does it make him any less the Buddha Up to you But I find that messy flawed human version much easier to swallow Spare me the crap about the supportive and beautiful wife going Yes dear you must leave me and our son to become enlightened Go Go now and find the way Come back in 7 to 10 years when you can save humanity When I tell my wife I want to go on a 7 day retreat she gives me a funny look Much less 7 years Hah The Test up and what he got from original sources Granted the Buddha lived over 2500 years ago so it deserves a serious clump of salt anywaysThe The Test: Taken By The Men Who Raised Me ugly I don't like that the Buddha's wife is depicted as encouraging him to leave her and their only child to go and find The Way One of the things that drew me to the Buddha in the first place is that he's not divine He's just human and as flawed as the rest of Teacher Evaluation in Music: A Guide for Music Teachers in the Us us So why can't it be that he just found himself having a wife and child at the age of 29 and simply freaked out and left town That's possible too isn't it Does it make him any less the Buddha Up to you But I find that messy flawed human version much easier to swallow Spare me the crap about the supportive and beautiful wife going Yes dear you must leave me and our son to become enlightened Go Go now and find the way Come back in 7 to 10 years when you can save humanity When I tell my wife I want to go on a 7 day retreat she gives me a funny look Much less 7 years Hah

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Sti the buffalo boy who provided kusa grass for the Buddha's enlightenment cushion and the Buddha himself. Personally the best written recount of the buddha's lifeBeautiful clear and simple writing without missing out on the important sutras and key essence of what buddhism is all about I have attended Thich Nhat Nanh's retreat and enjoyed it thoroughly He also mentioned in his website that I knew that the readers would have much happiness while reading the book because I had so much happiness while writing itIndeed I felt light and happy reading the book Its simple yet deep It deserves a second read which I intend to do and cross reference with all the sutras More information about Thay's account of writing Old Path White cloud taken from At that time I was also writing the book Old Path White Clouds We did not have central heating yet only a wood stove in the little room above the bookshop and the weather was very cold I wrote with my right hand and I put my left hand out over the stove I was very happy writing From time to time I would stand up and make myself a cup of tea Every day the few hours I spent writing was like sitting with the Buddha for a cup of tea I knew that the readers would have much happiness while reading the book because I had so much happiness while writing it Writing Old Path White Clouds was not hard work; rather it was an immense joy It was also a time of discovery Some sections were difficult to write than others One difficult section was when the Buddha first gave teachings to the three Kashyapa brothers and received them as disciples There are documents that say the Buddha had to use miracles to do it but I wanted to show that he did it with his compassion and understanding The Buddha has a great capacity of understanding and compassion so why would he have to use miraculous powers I had a strong faith that I would be able to write the chapter in that light That was the most difficult chapter for me but eventually succeeded The second most difficult chapter was when the Buddha went back to visit his family after becoming enlightened He was still the son of his parents and a brother to his siblings I wished to write in a way that would retain his human ualities The way he took the hand of his father upon their meeting the way he related with his younger sister with Yasodhara and Rahula was very natural I could only write in that way because I felt the ancestral teachers supporting me In reading Old Path White Clouds we find that Buddha is a human being and not a god That is precisely the aim to help readers rediscover the Buddha as a human being I tried to take away the mystic halos people ascribe to the Buddha Not being able to see the Buddha as a human being makes it difficult for us to approach the Buddha Training for the New Alpinism: A Manual for the Climber as Athlete up and make myself a cup of tea Every day the few hours I spent writing was like sitting with the Buddha for a cup of tea I knew that the readers would have much happiness while reading the book because I had so much happiness while writing it Writing Old Path White Clouds was not hard work; rather it was an immense joy It was also a time of discovery Some sections were difficult to write than others One difficult section was when the Buddha first gave teachings to the three Kashyapa brothers and received them as disciples There are documents that say the Buddha had to Greek Mythology use miracles to do it but I wanted to show that he did it with his compassion and Warrior Women understanding The Buddha has a great capacity of Michael Collins: Forgotten Astronaut understanding and compassion so why would he have to Loretta Rose use miraculous powers I had a strong faith that I would be able to write the chapter in that light That was the most difficult chapter for me but eventually succeeded The second most difficult chapter was when the Buddha went back to visit his family after becoming enlightened He was still the son of his parents and a brother to his siblings I wished to write in a way that would retain his human A Season of Ten Thousand Noses ualities The way he took the hand of his father Silent Thunder upon their meeting the way he related with his younger sister with Yasodhara and Rahula was very natural I could only write in that way because I felt the ancestral teachers supporting me In reading Old Path White Clouds we find that Buddha is a human being and not a god That is precisely the aim to help readers rediscover the Buddha as a human being I tried to take away the mystic halos people ascribe to the Buddha Not being able to see the Buddha as a human being makes it difficult for Si Dindo Pundido us to approach the Buddha

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Drawn from original sources Old Path White Clouds is the beautiful classic recounting of the life and tea. This is basically Buddha's autobiography told from his various close associates and third person perspectives Along with it his teachings are also combined in a simple understandable form If you are looking for the history of Buddha and his Sangha's early days you can pick this up Managerial Decision Making understandable form If you are looking for the history of Buddha and his Sangha's early days you can pick this His Punishment up