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The Enlightened Mind

An Anthology of Sacred Prose
  • By Mitchell, Stephen
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This collection of sacred prose is the perfect companion to The Enlightened Heart, Stephen Mitchell's anthology of sacred poetry, as well as his bestselling translation of the Tao Te Ching. The Enlightened Mind contains discourses, essays, sermons, and aphorisms from the world's great religious traditions, many of them in new translations by the editor.

The Enlightened Mind features texts from the Hindu, Jewish, Buddhist, and Confucian scriptures; Heraclitus and Plato; Muhammed, Chuang-tzu and Jesus; The Tibetan Book of the Dead; the Chinese Zen Masters; the Sufi masters; Meister Eckhart, Dame Julian of Norwich and other Christian teachers; Montaigne and Spinoza; the Hasidic Masters; Native American orators; and modern writers like Blake, Emerson, Rilke, Einstein, Kafka, and Simone Weil.

Stephen Mitchell was born in Brooklyn in 1943, educated at Amherst, the Sorbonne, and Yale, and de-educated through intensive Zen practice. His many books include the bestselling Tao Te Ching, Gilgamesh, and The Second Book of the Tao, as well as The Gospel According to Jesus, Bhagavad Gita, The Book of Job, and Meetings with the Archangel.

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    Product Specs
    • SKU: 9780060923204
    • Manufacturer: Ecco Pr
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780060923204
    • UMPH: 713303
    • ISBN 10: 0060923202
    • Publication Date: 05/01/1993
    • Format: Paperback
    • Page Count: 240
    • Author: Mitchell, Stephen
    • Width: 5.25 inches
    • Height: 0.68 inches
    • Length: 8.23 inches
    • Weight: 0.45 pounds
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