The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women

The Hidden Lamp: Stories from Twenty-Five Centuries of Awakened Women


The Hidden Lamp is a set of 1 hundred koans and tales of Buddhist ladies from the time of the Buddha to the current day. This innovative ebook brings jointly many instructing tales that have been hidden for hundreds of years, unknown until eventually this quantity. those tales are amazing expressions of freedom and fearlessness, proper for women and men of any time or position. In those pages we meet nuns, laywomen working towards with their households, well-known academics commemorated through emperors, and outdated ladies promoting tea at the aspect of the road.

Each tale is followed via a mirrored image by way of a modern lady teacher--personal responses that aid convey the previous tales alive for readers today--and concluded by way of a last meditation for the reader, a question from the editors intended to spark extra rumination and inquiry. those are the voices of the ladies ancestors of each modern Buddhist.

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