Awakening of the Heart: essential Buddhist sutras and commentaries
Awakening of the Heart is a comprehensive single volume edition of Thich Nhat Hanh's sutra translations and commentaries on key Buddhist sutras.
With discussions on both historical events and how the sutras are relevant for daily life, Awakening of the Heart is a spiritual bridge that brings the Buddha's teachings alive. Thich Nhat Hanh's contemporary and accessible interpretations make these commentaries useful for anyone today, from experienced practitioners to those new to Buddhism or mindfulness practice.
Awakening of the Heart contains the following nine sutras and their commentaries:
The Heart Sutra (Prajnaparamita)
The Diamond Sutra
The Sutra On Full Awareness Of Breathing
The Sutra On The Four Establishments Of Mindfulness
The Sutra On The Better Way To Catch A Snake
The Sutra On The Better Way To Live Alone
The Sutra On The Eight Realizations Of The Great Beings
The Discourse On Happiness
The Teachings On the Middle Way