The Priceless Jewel

Front Cover
Windhorse Publications, 1993 - Buddhism - 224 pages
The 13 essays in this volume address topics including: world peace and nuclear war; the issue of blasphemy; the possibilities for dialogue between Buddhism and Christianity; and a painting by El Greco.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Ashvajit - LibraryThing

A wonderful collection of thirteen essays recounting the author's reflections on his experience of Buddhism, especially in his encounters with Western thought and Western thinkers. Deeply thought-provoking, inspiring, and equally good read as Buddha-dharma or as literature. Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - Ashvajit - LibraryThing

A wonderful collection of thirteen essays recounting the author's reflections on his encounters as a Buddhist with Western thought and Western thinkers. Deeply thought-provoking, inspiring, and equally good read as Buddha-dharma or as literature. Read full review

Contents

PREFAce
3
Aspects of BUDDhist MoRALITY
17
DiAloGUE BETweeN BUDDHisMAND CHRISTIANITY
37
St JEROME REvisitED
67
BUDDHisMAND BLASPHEMY
93
BUDDHisM World PEACE AND NUCLEAR WAR
113
The Bodhisattva PRINCIPLE
137
The Glory of THE LITERARY World
159
A Note on The Burial of Count ORGAz
177
CRITIcism EAST AND West
189
THE SPIRITUAL DIMENsion
207
Notes AND REFERENCES
221
Copyright

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information