„Wenn man […] lernt, ganz ruhig und vollkommen still zu sein, allen Wünschen zu entsagen und sein Herz mit bedingungsloser Liebe zu erfüllen, dann […] [fällt] einem [die] Erleuchtung wie von selbst in die Hand.“
Das Buch setzt sich auf anschauliche Art und Weise mit den Grundprinzipien des Buddhismus auseinander. Es beinhaltet zahlreiche Kurzgeschichten, welche die stets wiederkehrenden Motive Friedfertigkeit, Liebe, Vergebung, Akzeptanz, Mitgefühl und Achtsamkeit thematisieren.
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There was a time when rival teams used a shift against me. They would put the second baseman on the shortstop's side of the bag, move the shortstop into the hole to his right, and have the third baseman hug the foul line. The idea was to build an infield wall against a known right-handed pull hitter.
As one of the first editors at 'Outside' magazine in 1975, it was my contention that most American writing going back to James Fennimore Cooper and then through Twain up to Hemingway had been outdoor writing. At that time, adventure writing meant stuff like 'Saga' or 'Argosy.' 'Death Race with the Jungle Leper Army!' That kind of thing.
I don't even know why, but I've just always done it - I don't walk on handicapped parking spaces. I don't like to step on the blue lines. I always step over them. I don't know what the deal is. I don't know if it's a fear of injury, or a disrespectful thing, or if I just don't want to think about something like that happening.