Search
  
Back
The Buddha Box (Buddhism)
 : The Buddha Box (Buddhism)



by: Manuela Dunn Mascetti




Binding: Hardcover
EAN: 9780811819503
Edition: Book and Access
ISBN: 0811819507
Item Dimensions: 6904600290
Label: Chronicle Books
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Chronicle Books
Manufacturer Maximum Age: 1188 months
Manufacturer Minimum Age: 156 months
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 96
Publication Date: January 01, 1999
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Studio: Chronicle Books




Browse for similar items by category: Click to Display



Editorial Review:

Product Description:
The all-compassionate one finds a beautiful home in this portable shrine, illustrated hardcover, and meditation tool all in one. The book, which slides into the box to make an elegant backdrop for a statue of seated Buddha, tells the story of Prince Gautama, from the prediction of his destiny at birth through his encounter with the Four Sights to his enlightenment and the education of his first students. Illustrated with art from Japan, China, and India, the book also relates a brief history of Buddhism and includes sutras, mantras, and prayers. Buddha in a Box makes a handsome mini-shrine for prayer and meditation practices, an ideal travel companion, and a thoughtful and practical gift for anyone interested in Buddhism.

Amazon.com Review:
The tiny Buddha statue that is included with this book evokes Zen Master Shunryu Suzuki's response when he was asked why he bowed to a statue of the Buddha everyday. He said that the statue reminds us that Buddha is everywhere, including inside ourselves, so that when we bow to the Buddha, we bow to our own true nature.

Manuela Dunn Mascetti has a knack for producing gorgeous books. In a brief 90 pages, she presents the core of Buddhism, while stunning Japanese paintings and woodblock prints shine forth from every other page. The effect is enchanting. With a summary of the Buddha's life and teachings, samplings from the Heart Sutra and the Dhammapada, and with a few traditional prayers, blessings, and chants, the entire package is a beautiful invitation to bow to, and to discover, our own true natures. Plus, you get the statue and a nifty little altar to boot. --Brian Bruya



Reviews
Average Rating: none





Home | Reviews | Artists | Video | Shop | Links | Contact Us
Ebizagenda.com | Cozmik Toys | Indigo Tunes | Taliesin Records | In Association With Amazon.com | Endless.com
Copyright 2010-2014 CD Maximum
CD Maximum Metal and Rock Video
    View Cart / Checkout  
   Shop  
    Airsoft  
    Apparel  
    Automotive  
    Baby  
    Beauty  
    Books  
    Computers  
    DVD  
    Electronics  
    Hobby Shop  
    Jewelry  
    Kitchen & House  
    Magazines  
    Music  
    Musical Instruments  
    Office Products  
    Outdoor Living  
    Software  
    Photo  
    Sporting Goods  
    Studio Equipment  
    Tools & Equipment  
    Toys  
    Video Games