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  Mara in the Land of Smiles: An Ancient Fable for Today
By: Ian Mayo Smith




 
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Author: Ian Mayo Smith
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9745240907 / 9789745240902
Publication Date: 2007

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Mara in the Land of Smiles is a delightful fable set in a mythical country that vaguely resembles Thailand, hundreds of years ago. It recounts the tale of the epic struggle between Mara, the Lord of Delusion, and the followers of The Great Teacher, for the hearts and minds of the populace. Mara's weapons are fear, jealousy, hatred and greed, spread and stoked by his four wicked agents on earth. As the story commences, only four souls have resisted Mara's siren call-the king of the land, an ageing monk, a poor peasant and a wealthy merchant. Mara plots the seduction of these last four virtuous citizens to secure his final victory.
 Will hatred and greed defeat love and generosity? Will jealousy and fear vanquish bravery and respect? All shall be revealed in Ajahn Ian's inspiring tale.

Mara in the Land of Smiles, Ian Mayo Smith, Orchid Press, Paperback, 2007, 98 Pages, 16 colour illustrations, $23.00

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