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ILHS 2000- The Good Life: Putting it All Together

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Putting it All Together


This classic of twentieth-century literature chronicles the spiritual evolution of a man living in India at the time of the Buddhaâ€"a spiritual journey that has inspired generations of readers. Here is a fresh translation from Sherab ChÃdzin Kohn, a gifted translator and longtime student of Buddhism and Eastern philosophy. Kohn's flowing, poetic translation conveys the philosophical and spiritual nuances of Hesse's text, paying special attention to the qualities of meditation experience. This edition also includes an introduction exploring Hesse's own spiritual journey as evidenced in his journals and personal letters.

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"We are but visitors on this planet.  We are here for ninety or one hundred years at the very most.  During that period, we must try to do something good, something useful with our lives.  If you contribute to other people's happiness, you will find the true goal, the true meaning of life."

                                                      - Dalai Lama XIV