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Buddha at the apocalypse

Kurt Spellmeyer

Buddha at the apocalypse

awakening from a culture of destruction

by Kurt Spellmeyer

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Published by Wisdom Publications in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementKurt Spellmeyer ; foreword by Robert A.F. Thurman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBQ4570.T5 S64 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 175 p. ;
Number of Pages175
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24438024M
ISBN 100861715829
ISBN 109780861715824
LC Control Number2010007094
OCLC/WorldCa460054509

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Kurt Spellmeyer references the Bible, popular culture, Zen, and Western philosophy in addressing two questions: how did we get. About The Book Timely and audacious, Buddha at the Apocalypse challenges us to look directly at the devastating assumptions underlying the very mechanisms of the modern world - and offers a clarion call to awaken from a pervasive culture of destruction into a natural, sustainable, and sane peace.

A challenging and provocative book." (David R. Loy, author of Money Sex War Karma and The World Is Made of Stories) "Spellmeyer's Buddha at the Apocalypse opposes two conceptions of time: the endgame finality of the Western traditions, and the no-game now here-all of Buddhism.

He speaks for a crucial shift in attitude towards the world and our human place in it/5(10). Buddha at the Apocalypse is an analysis of how the linear view of time versus the cyclical view has corrupted our way of thinking into a method that takes us out of the moment in anticipation for some reward that is waiting for us “just over the horizon.”Author: Todd Mayville.

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Brook Wilensky-Lanford is the author of Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden (Grove Press, ). An editor of Killing the Buddha, she lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

An editor of Killing the Buddha, she lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. When the Maitreya Buddha returns he is a like the historical Buddha, but in some accounts, much better.

For people who care about the future Buddha, it is sort of like Pure Land Buddhism, where you wait to be reborn in a universe with an active, living, teaching Buddha.

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David Herbert Richard Lawrence () last completed work before his death was a non-fiction reflection on the Book of Revelation (last book of the Christian Bible), called was first published ina year after he died at the age of /5.According to Tibetan Buddhist literature, the first Buddha lived 1, years and was cubits tall while the 28th Buddha, Siddhartha Gautama (BC–BC) lived 80 years and his height was 20 cubits.

This is on par with the Hindu eschatology which says this age to be the 28th Kaliyuga.Bhante Sujato and Bhante Akāliko live in Sydney’s Harris Park at the Lokanta Vihara, the “Monastery at the End of the World”.

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