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9781888375671

Learning True Love Practicing Buddhism in a Time of War

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  • ISBN13:

    9781888375671

  • ISBN10:

    1888375671

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-04-10
  • Publisher: Parallax Press

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This unique autobiography tells the gripping story of a woman who not only lived, but made history. This fully revised edition follows Sister Chan Khong's courageous journey from Vietnam to France, and then back to Vietnam after forty years in exile. Book jacket.

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Sister Chan Khong continues to work closely with Thich Nhat Hanh in Vietnam and in Plum Village, his retreat center and community-in-exile in France

Table of Contents

Forewordp. VII
Introductionp. IX
Growing Up in the Land of Tet 1938-1961
The Grass Comes Back to Lifep. 2
Communism and Buddhismp. 10
Science and Social Workp. 17
Meeting Thich Nhat Hanhp. 24
Working for Social Change 1962-1965
Nonviolent Resistancep. 32
Autumn Moonp. 48
Experiencep. 59
Interbeingp. 69
The War Escalates 1966-1968
Man Is Not Our Enemyp. 82
Sister Maip. 93
In the War Zonep. 105
Leaving Vietnamp. 115
Working for Peace 1969-1975
Buddhist Peace Delegationp. 126
Pilgrimage for Peacep. 144
Children Suffer Equallyp. 157
Beginning Anewp. 165
Exile 1976-2003
The Boat Peoplep. 180
Rare Flowers of the Countryp. 194
Plum Villagep. 213
River Water, Market Ricep. 220
True Emptinessp. 230
The Flowering of Plum Village and Deer Park Monasteryp. 241
The Place the Ancestors Have Chosen For Usp. 258
Vietnam 2004-2005
Return to Vietnamp. 268
If I Die Tomorrowp. 292
Afterwordp. 299
Glossaryp. 303
Acronymsp. 305
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