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The Novice A Story of True Love (HarperOne, 2011)


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epub | 2.34 MB | English | Isbn:‎ 0062005847 | Author: Thich Nhat Hanh | Year: 2011



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Bestselling author and Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh transforms an ancient folktale into a timeless parable of a young woman who dares to risk her life for her faith.
Born to an aristatic family in rural Vietnam, Kinh Tam's uncommon beauty and intelligence were obvious to all she encountered. From an early age she was drawn to the teachings of Buddha and the rewards of a monastic life, but to please her family she agreed to walk the traditional path of marriage.
Throughout her marriage, Kinh Tam's mind was devoted to her husband but her heart never waivered from her true calling. She wanted to be a monk. And yet Buddhism was still new to Vietnam and temples accepted only men for ordination. Making a decision that would forever change her life, Kinh Tam left town, disguised herself as a man, and joined a monastery as a novice.
Despite the many challenges of living as a man, Kinh Tam thrived and became a beloved member of the community. Years of...

Category:Women's Spirituality, Spiritual Gifts, Zen Buddhism



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