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Coffee with the Buddha

Author: Joan Duncan Oliver
Publisher: London : Duncan Baird, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet the Buddha and hear about his life, the Four Noble Truths, karma and the path to enlightenment.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biographical fiction
Named Person: Gautama Buddha.; Gautama Buddha.
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Duncan Oliver
ISBN: 9781844835096 184483509X 9781844834648 1844834646
OCLC Number: 179634745
Description: 144 pages ; 15 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The Buddha (c563-c.483 BC) : his life in short --
Now let's start talking (Suffering : life is hard but help is near --
Impermanence : this too shall pass --
Non-self : self? There's no such thing --
Reincarnation : the endless tour --
Karma : do this, that happens --
Desire : wanting things --
Morality : do the right thing --
Mindfulness : attention must be paid --
Compassion : coffee and sympathy --
Love : the path of the heart --
The body : lotus time --
The way of the Bodhisattva : after you! --
Interdependence : good neighbors.
Responsibility: by Joan Duncan Oliver ; foreward by Annie Lennox.

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The most illustrious men and women of the past would have much to teach us if only, by some miracle of time travel, we could get them to tell us just what it was that mattered to them, what really  Read more...

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