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My Heart Sutra: A World in 260 Characters
By: Frederik L. Schodt

My Heart Sutra: A World in 260 Characters By Frederik L. Schodt

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Author: Frederik L. Schodt
Translator: 9781611720624
Format: Paperback
Publication Date: 2020

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Product Code: 9781611720624

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The Heart Sutra is the most widely read, chanted, and copied text in East Asian Buddhism. Here Frederik L. Schodt explores his lifelong fascination with the sutra: its mesmerizing mantra, its ancient history, the "emptiness" theory, and the way it is used around the world as a metaphysical tool to overcome chaos and confusion and reach a new understanding of reality--a perfection of wisdom. Schodt's journey takes him to caves in China, American beats declaiming poetry, speculations into the sutra's true origins, and even a robot Avalokitesvara at a Kyoto temple.
My Heart Sutra: A World in 260 Characters, Frederik L. Schodt, Stone Bridge Press, Paperback, 248 pp, $16.95

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