Buddhist Tales by Sherab Chodzin


Buddhist Tales by Sherab Chodzin

The Buddha taught that life is like a dream, yet real. The ways in which we may fruitfully engage with this mystery are playfully explored in numerous tales from the folk traditions of countries including India,China, Japan and Tibet. This is a collection of enthralling stories which illustrates various important aspects of Buddhist thought. Originally published in 1999. Perfect for a child or adult wanting a gentle introduction to Buddhism and new cultures. Ideal for introducing discussions on topics such as life after death and reincarnation.

About the Author

Sherab Chodzin has been teaching Buddhism and meditation worldwide since 1973. A close student of Tibetan meditation master Chogyam Trungpa, he has edited a number of his teacher's books and is also the author of a biography of the Buddha, The Awakened One. Sherab lives in Nova Scotia, Canada. Alexandra Kamala Kohn was born in Vienna, Austria in 1978. Her father being a teacher of Buddhism, she began meditating at an early age and grew up in an atmosphere permeated by Buddhist teachings. The Barefoot Book of Buddhist Tales is her first book. About the artist: Marie Cameron is a painter and giftware designer currently living in California, USA. Since graduating in Fine Arts at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, she has made a particular study of Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist art.

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80 pages


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Publication date

4th January 2012



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