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The Rainbow Road from Tooting Broadway to Kalimpong: Memoirs of an English Buddhist: 20

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The Rainbow Road from Tooting Broadway to Kalimpong: Memoirs of an English Buddhist: 20 by Sangharakshita
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Sangharakshita read the Diamond Sutra for the first time the summer he turned seventeen. It seemed to awaken him to something whose existence he had forgotten, and he joyfully embraced those profound teachings 'with an unqualified acceptance'. This experience decided the whole future direction of his life.In this first volume of memoirs he describes how, from a working-class childhood in the London suburb of Tooting, he came, a twenty-four-year-old Buddhist novice monk, to Kalimpong in the eastern Himalayas. Sangharakshita paints a vivid picture of the people, the places and the experiences that shaped his life: his childhood, his army days, and the gurus he met during his years as a wandering ascetic staying in the caves and ashrams of India. He moves between the ordinary and the extraordinary, from the mundane to the sublime; his narrative takes in the psychological and aesthetic, the philosophical and spiritual. His experiences are both universal - love and loss, comedy and tragedy - and unique to what is an exceptional life.

Author Biography

Sangharakshita is the founder and principal teacher of Triratna, a worldwide Buddhist movement. With teaching experience spanning 60 years, he is the author of over 40 books.
Release date NZ
March 20th, 2017
Pages
552
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Windhorse Publications
ISBN-13
9781909314856
Product ID
26638923

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