Books in Brief

    Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer’s Quest To Find Zen On The Sea Jaimal Yogis Wisdom Publications, 2009 256 pp., $14.95 (paper) RAISED BY meditating parents, Jaimal Yogis began dreaming of buddhahood at a younger age than most Americans. His debut book, a coming-of-age memoir, documents his endearing and often comical pursuit of this dream. […]

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What They’re Reading: Sharon Salzberg

I am reading Jonathan Cott’s book On the Sea of Memory: A Journey from Forgetting to Remembering, an expansive and exciting investigation of memory and its role in forming our sense of self. Cott, a successful journalist and author, is a friend of mine. Several years ago I witnessed his struggle to recover from a […]

By Sharon Salzberg

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Mystical Verses of a Mad Dalai Lama

Glenn H. MullinQuest Books/Theosophical Publishing House: Wheaton, Illinois, 1994.265 pp., $14.00 (paper). Geared to the nonspecialist, Mystical Verses of a Mad Dalai Lama offers a fine introduction to Tibetan Buddhism and the institution of the Dalai Lamas, a readable biography, and beautifully phrased translations of the Second Dalai Lama’s songs of enlightenment. The Second Dalai […]

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