The Heart Attack Sūtra

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PlayfulKindness
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The Heart Attack Sūtra

Post by PlayfulKindness » Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:43 pm

Hey,
Have any of you read Brunnhölzl's The Heart Attack Sūtra?
I'm about to start it.
I'm interested to hear what you thought of it.
:)
PK

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Karma Dorje
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Re: The Heart Attack Sūtra

Post by Karma Dorje » Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:52 pm

I am reading it now. It's a wonderful book, particularly as an introduction to his longer translations. It's very clearly written and engaging.
"Although my view is higher than the sky, My respect for the cause and effect of actions is as fine as grains of flour."
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Re: The Heart Attack Sūtra

Post by deff » Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:57 pm

i really enjoyed it - i thought he went deep into the wisdom while still making it very easy to follow and understand, overall very well written and engaging read :smile:

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