The terrorist attacks of September 11 took place just after we had finished layouts for this edition of Inquiring Mind. . . . In these difficult times, we are thankful for the refuge of the Triple Gem.
Dan Clurman’s interview with Eckhart Tolle, author of the best-selling The Power of Now, adds the provocative Advaita Vedanta approach to not-self.
According to S. N. Goenka, whose renowned ten-day courses have brought vipassana practice to literally thousands of students worldwide, the Buddha was the greatest spiritual superscientist the world has ever known.
A Mindreader’s Briefing
Short reviews of Blue Jean Buddha, edited by Sumi Loundon • Saffron Days in L.A. by Bhante Walpola Piyananda • King Bimbisara’s Chronicler by Jason Siff • Itivuttaka: This Was Said by the Buddha, translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu • Buddhism with an Attitude by B. Alan Wallace • Minding the Darkness by Peter Dale Scott • Transforming Problems into Happiness by Lama Zopa Rinpoche • The Art of War: A New Translation by the Denma Translation Group • Manoa: Song of the Snow Lion, edited by Frank Stewart, Tsering Shakya & Herbert J. Batt • Lord of the Dance by Richard J. Kohn • Graceful Passages, (2 CD Set, Companion Arts)• Stretching Lessons by Sue Bender • The Buddha’s Book of Daily Meditations, edited by Christopher Titmuss