The Buddhist Voyage beyond Death

Living Nirvana

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Venerable Dharma Master Hsin Tao
Editor(s): 
Chungmin Maria Tu
Translator(s): 
Chungmin Maria Tu
  • Newcastle upon Tyme, England: 
    Cambridge Scholars Publishing
    , November
     2016.
     200 pages.
     $155.00.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9781443897976.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

The Buddhist Voyage beyond Death comprehensively but concisely recapitulates the Three Turnings of the Dharma-Wheel: the central teachings of Buddha, of the Mahayana and of the Vajrayana; with a particular focus on the Mind-only tradition in relation to Buddhist cosmology, karma, and transmigration. With a Foreword by Dr. Robert Magliola, a specialist in comparative religion and author of Derrida on the Mend; On Deconstructing Life-Worlds: Buddhism, Christianity, Culture; and Facing Up to Real Doctrinal Difference, the book incorporates a modern scientific sensibility focusing on memory, time and space, matter and energy—using metaphors drawn from science and technology to illustrate spiritual concepts—and it provides an answer to those grappling with their life difficulties amid negative emotions of fear, anxiety, anger, and insecurity.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Venerable Dharma Master Hsin Tao is a highly-reputed contemporary Zen (Chinese Chan) Master and Incarnate Teacher (ratified by His Holiness Mozha) of the Nyingma Kathok tradition of Tibetan Buddhism. He is internationally renowned as the founder of the Museum of World Religions, Taipei, and for his undaunted attempts to bring about world peace by fostering dialogue among religions. 

Chungmin Maria Tu is assistant professor of Chinese Studies at the University of Delaware. Her publications include The Analects of Confucius Revisited (co-authored with Dr. Jianguo Chen, 2016) and a Chinese-language book on Gilles Deleuze, Desire and Zero-Intensity (2017).

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