Sacred Text The Dhammapada

Talk of the Nation continues its series on sacred texts with a discussion about the Dhammapada, the most beloved of all Buddhist scriptures. Opening with the words, All we are is the result of what we have thought , the Dhammapada is a collection of the Buddha's sayings, teaching mindfulness and heightened awareness of self. Join Ray Suarez and his guests as they continue their spiritual and historical journey of the world's holy books. Guests: Joseph Goldstein Teacher and Founder, Insight Meditation Society, Barre, MA Author Insight Meditation , The Experience of Insight and Seeking the Heart of Wisdom Robert Thurman Professor of Buddhist Studies, Columbia University, New York City, NY Author Essential Tibetan Buddhism (Harper Collins) and Tibetan Book of the Dead (Bantam) Listeners call in

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