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Killing the Buddha

A Heretic"s Bible

by Jeff Sharlet

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Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Religion,
  • Comparative Religion,
  • Alternate Spirituality,
  • Spirituality - General,
  • Biblical Criticism & Interpretation - General,
  • Buddhism,
  • Religion / General,
  • Bible - Criticism Interpretation - General,
  • Controversial literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages304
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7927704M
    ISBN 100743232763
    ISBN 109780743232760
    OCLC/WorldCa53887659

    Killing the Buddha is a positively riveting look at the facets of true hers Weekly,The set-up goes like this: take two religiously flippant intellectuals (in this case, Manseau and Sharlet, the founding editors of the spiritually hip online magazine Killing the Buddha) and send them on a yearlong road trip to discover the /5(3). At a Killing the Buddha reading at the The Beat Kitchen in Chicago, Peter Manseau and Jeff Sharlet began the evening with a prayer. Of sorts. There is no God and the Jews are his chosen people. What a great word that is: chosen. As in choice, prime, grade A meat electroprodded into marching up a slanted ramp to a mechanical hammer which hums.


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The book is a collection of experiences, impressions, and encounters with reality as the authors travel across the American continent looking for the various incarnations of Buddha along the way. The religious community has nothing to fear from the work of Manseau and Sharlet/5(17).

Killing the Buddha is your independent online home for great writing from the margins of faith, written by and for questioners since Support our boisterous band of Buddha-killers by becoming a member with a regular donation to our parent organization, Margins of Faith, Inc., a registered (c)(3) nonprofit.

Quick background: Killing the Buddha was originally a weekly religious webzineand still is, in a slightly different formatthat is written for the sort of people who feel uncomfortable in churches or ashamed to be caught in the "spirituality" section of their bookstore (to borrow from the site's manifesto)/5.

Peter Manseau is the author of Vows and coauthor of Killing the writing has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, and on National Public Radio's All Things Considered.A founding editor of the award-winning webzinehe is now the editor of Search, The Magazine of Science, Religion, Released on: Octo   “Kill the Buddha,” says the old koan.

“Kill Buddhism,” says Sam Harris, author of The End of Faith, who argues that Buddhism’s philosophy, insight, and practices would benefit more people if they were not presented as a religion.

The ninth-century Buddhist master Lin Chi is supposed to have said, “If you meet the Buddha on. Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible - Kindle edition by Manseau, Peter, Sharlet, Jeff, Sharlet, Jeff.

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Killing Buddha book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Mother was a paranoid schizophrenic and an abusive parent who told me she w /5(28). Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible by Peter Manseau, Jeff Sharlet and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Killing Buddha.

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Its subtitle, “A Heretic’s Bible,” hints at the unifying theme: this is a book about heresies, a word that derives from the Greek haíresis, the “act of choosing.”.” Chapters with titles (and topics) taken. In Zen, “When you meet the Buddha, kill him” refers to “killing” a Buddha you see as separate from yourself because such a Buddha is an illusion.

I’m reminded of the film Circle of Iron starring David Carradine. Cord, the main character, is seeking a special book of enlightenment. When he overcomes all the trials and finally. The phrase "killing the Buddha" is often used to mean rejecting all religious doctrine. Certainly, Linji pushed his students to go beyond a conceptual understanding of the Buddha's teaching that blocks intimate, intuitive realization, so that understanding isn't completely wrong.

However, any conceptual understanding of "killing the Buddha" is. Killing the Buddha is a religion magazine for people made anxious by churches, people embarrassed to be caught in the "spirituality" section of a book-store, people both hostile and drawn to talk of God.

Peter Manseau is the author of Vows and coauthor of Killing the writing has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, and on National Public Radio's All Things Considered.A founding editor of the award-winning webzinehe is now the editor of Search, The Magazine of Science, Religion, Brand: Free Press.

Alan Watts - On The Book of Eli - Duration: Desmond Recommended for you. Killing Buddha (Reprise) - Duration: New World Revolution - Topic Recommended for you. In this book he says, “Zen master will say, ‘Kill the Buddha.

Kill the Buddha, if the Buddha exists somewhere else. Kill the Buddha because you should resume your own Buddha nature.'” So in this sense, kill the Buddha. The Buddha exists somewhere else.

It’s like saying, if you meet the Buddha, kill the Buddha. In the Life of Naval Ravikant, CEO of Angellist. When I asked Naval what he would like to pass down to his grandchildren, he said that "it would just be a pile of books." This is said pile of books.

Check out his interview here. And that's the purpose of the In The Life Of section of Killing Buddha. It's a collection of the things that interviewees would want pass down to their grandchildren to teach them the life lessons that they've learnt.

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Chicago Public Radio's Jason DeRose reports. Accessibility links. Killing the (x-)buddha(ist subject): A Review of Glenn Wallis’ A Critique of Western Buddhism.

The book contains a much more detailed and helpful description of decision. For our purposes, I want to turn to a concrete example of what Buddhism does through both decision and its claim to sufficiency. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Killing Buddha - An Account of Surviving Abuse and Therapy by Dagmar M.

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A Buddhist Bible (first edition, ), ed. by Dwight Goddard (HTML with commentary at ) The Buddha's "Way of Virtue": A Translation of the Dhammapada from the Pali Text (London: John Murray, ), trans. by W. Wagiswara and Kenneth J. Saunders (HTML at ). Buddha said, “One should not kill a living being, nor cause it to be killed, nor should one incite another to kill.

Do not injure any being, either strong or weak, in the world.” Buddha asks, “All beings tremble before violence. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Killing the Buddha: A Heretic's Bible by Jeff Sharlet and Peter Manseau (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. People who don't truly understand this statement think that it means to resist charlatans who claim they are enlightened. Crucify the teacher Here's the trick: In order to see the Buddha, you have to BE the Buddha.

If you aren't the Buddha, you. Read "Killing the Buddha A Heretic's Bible" by Peter Manseau available from Rakuten Kobo. "If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him." The ninth-century sage Lin Chi gave this advice to one of his monks, adm Brand: Free Press. Killing the Buddha A Heretic's Bible (Book): Manseau, Peter: Provides an account of the authors' spiritual odyssey across America, drawing on the work of such influential writers as A.L.

Kennedy, Rick Moody, and Haven Kimmell to rework the Bible to make it relevant to modern-day faith. Like most book reviews, though, it’s an excuse to present my own thoughts related to a subject treated, albeit briefly, in the book: Meher Baba.

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The purpose behind Killing Buddha is to kill ideologies. It's to embrace the coming change in our world, and find new philosophies that will help guide us. Read "Killing The Buddha" by Douglas Jenmac available from Rakuten Kobo.

It's August, and the Students for a Democratic Society and thousands of anti Brand: Bookbaby. [Learn the basics, and much more, about Buddhism] While “What the Buddha Taught” was one of my first books, it is still fairly limited in what information you can gain from it. However, my next recommendation is from one of my favorite authors, Ven.

Thich Nhat Hanh, who gives a great review of the Buddha’s teachings. This may seem like a similar book to my first. Get this from a library. Killing the Buddha: a heretic's Bible. [Peter Manseau; Jeff Sharlet] -- Provides an account of the authors' spiritual odyssey across America, drawing on the work of such influential writers as A.L.

Kennedy, Rick Moody, and. "If you meet the Buddha on the road, kill him."The ninth-century sage Lin Chi gave this advice to one of his monks, admonishing him that this Buddha would only be a reflection of his unexamined beliefs and desires. Peter Manseau and Jeff Sharlet took Lin Chi's advice to heart and set out on a.

>A great deal of my reputation with my co-workers is derived from my willingness to kill the Buddha. They come to me asking advice on how to resolve a particular problem. Your account is wrong in at least one important way.

You cannot kill someone else’s Buddha; the most you can achieve to to make it visible to them so they can kill it. Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook KB; Peter Manseau (Author) Peter Manseau is the author of Vows and coauthor of Killing the Buddha.

His writing has also appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, and on National Public Radio's All Things Considered. A founding editor of the award-winning. Laughter is the best medicine in hard times and Killing Buddha, by Betsy Chasse, is first and foremost a comedy. And the title is politically correct!

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Publishers Weekly called it "the most original and insightful spiritual writing to come out of America since Jack Kerouac first hit the road." Killing the Buddha is a.Get this from a library!

Killing the Buddha: a heretic's Bible. [Peter Manseau; Jeff Sharlet] -- " Not an attack on any religion, but a many-colored, positively riveting look at the facets of true belief. Together these curious minds tell the strange, funny, sad, and true story of religion in.