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  • The World Could Be Otherwise

  • Imagination and the Bodhisattva Path
  • Written by: Norman Fischer
  • Narrated by: Norman Fischer
  • Length: 9 hrs and 28 mins
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In frightening times, we wish the world could be otherwise. With a touch of imagination, it can be. Imagination helps us see what’s hidden, and it shape-shifts reality’s roiling twisting waves. In this inspiring reframe of a classic Buddhist teaching, Zen teacher Norman Fischer writes that the paramitas, or “six perfections” - generosity, ethical conduct, patience, joyful effort, meditation, and understanding - can help us reconfigure the world we live in. Ranging from our everyday concerns about relationships, ethics, and consumption to our artistic inspirations and broadest human yearnings, Fischer depicts imaginative spiritual practice as a necessary resource for our troubled times.

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Pragna as Understood

for practice and imagination. Understanding the emptiness. Compassion as emptiness. Emptiness as fullness. Deep scholarship for practice.

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  • Andrew Lenards
  • 08-02-20

Master piece

I think I got more out of this book than any Dharma in 5 years. Amazing framing of the Bodhisattva Path.

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  • Padme-Hum
  • 27-12-22

Blessing of Wisdom

A sincere message of hope as a doorway to the six perfections of transformation of self and the world. I am so grateful for this loving recording that transmits wisdom.