by BHIKKHU SUJATO
Images & Design by LISA ANNE
Size: 5.5” x 5.5”
Pages: 32 pages
This Book comes in two parts, just like your brain.
beginnings , is an imaginative, illustrated retelling of some ancient Buddhist stories of the origin and evolution of the world. This part is printed in booklet form. The second part, endings, explores some of the questions raised by the stories, with discussions and comparions, and is only available digitally on the attached CD.
In the CD, you'll find extra material. As well as the text of 'Beginnings' and 'Endings' in PDF format, we offer English translations of the main suttas on which 'Beginnings' is based. Finally, there is a Dhamma talk by Bhikkhu Sujato exploring the theme of these suttas.
Buddhism is rigthly famous for pointing us back to the source, inside our minds. But here the Buddha takes us on a journey out into the world, showing how Dhamma moves in time, in nature, and in society. Yet it is a strange and wonderful thing that the further we travel, the closer we come to our own hearts, to our own real home...
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Ajahn Sujato is the Abbot of Santi Forest Monastery in NSW, Australia, trained under Ajahn Brahm for many years before being invited to set up a new monastery in Bundanoon (1.5hr drive from Sydney).
E-Books available at http://santifm1.0.googlepages.com/