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Who Ordered This Truckload of Dung? : Inspiring Stories for Welcoming Life's Difficulties

Author: Ajahn Brahm
Publisher: Boston, MA. Wisdom Publications 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thoughtful commentary on everything from love and commitment to fear and pain. Drawing from his own life experience, as well as traditional Buddhist folk tales, author Ajahn Brahm uses over 30 years of spiritual growth as a monk to spin delightful tales that can be enjoyed in silence or read aloud to friends and family. Featuring titles such as "The Two-Finger Smile" and "The Worm and His Lovely Pile of Dung," these  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ajahn Brahm
ISBN: 9780861712786 0861712781
OCLC Number: 1031242394
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-262) and index.
Perfection and guilt -- Love and commitment -- Fear and pain -- Anger and forgiveness -- Creating happiness -- Critical problems and their compassionate solutions -- Wisdom and inner silence -- The mind and reality -- Values and the spiritual life -- Freedom and humility -- Suffering and letting go.
Description: xviii, 267 p. ; 23 cm.
Responsibility: Ajahn Brahm.

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Thoughtful commentary on everything from love and commitment to fear and pain. Drawing from his own life experience, as well as traditional Buddhist folk tales, author Ajahn Brahm uses over 30 years of spiritual growth as a monk to spin delightful tales that can be enjoyed in silence or read aloud to friends and family. Featuring titles such as "The Two-Finger Smile" and "The Worm and His Lovely Pile of Dung," these wry and witty stories provide playful, pithy takes on the basic building blocks of everyday life.

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