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Welcoming Flowers from across the Cleansed Threshold of Hope: An Answer to Pope John Paul II's Criticism of Buddhism
By: Thinley Norbu

Welcoming Flowers

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Author: Thinley Norbu
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781611801637

Product Code: 6068

Description About the author
Welcoming Flowers is a pointed critique of the Buddhism chapter of Pope John Paul IIs 1994 best seller, Crossing the Threshold of Hope, written by the highly respected Buddhist teacher Thinley Norbu. In responding to the false charges of Buddhists indifference to the world and rejection of reality, Norbu clarifies the Buddhist doctrines of detachment and enlightenment. In addition, he covers the topics of good and evil, human nature, karma, cosmology, and dualistic mind, bringing them into conversation with the Christian perspective as presented by the Pope. Norbus approach is not to shoot back arrows in attack of Catholicism but to spread welcoming flowersthat is, to present the exalted teachings of the Buddha in all their loveliness. In this sense, the book serves as a helpful introduction to the Buddhist worldview.

Welcoming Flowers, Thinley Norbu, Shambhala Publications, Paperback, 116 Pages, $19.95

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