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You Were Born for a Reason (Chinese version)

Daiji Akehashi Kentetsu Takamori

272 pages
Ichimannendo Publishing Inc
As human beings, we have one thing in common: we search all our lives for lasting happiness. You Were Born for a Reason tells us that happiness can indeed be found, but not in the places we ordinarily look, such as status, achievements, or family. This book, which has sold nearly half a million copies in Japan, shows us how to navigate life's obstacles from a deep source of inner peace. The authors”a Buddhist teacher, a psychotherapist, and a philosopher”direct us toward answers contained in the often-overlooked Buddhist teachings of Shinran, who is the founder of Jodo Shinshu, the largest of Japan's schools of Buddhism. In clear and compelling language, the authors show why human life is not only meaningful but also infinitely precious. It considers the many ills that plague modern society and guides us to the enduring truths that can renew our hearts and finally provide real happiness.
Author Bio
Kentetsu Takamori has lectured throughout Japan and worldwide on Buddhism. He is the author of several bestselling titles in Japanese and the chair of the Buddhist organization Jodo Shinshu Shinrankai. Daiji Akehashi is a psychotherapist and the author of several best-selling titles in Japanese on child raising. Kentaro Ito earned a master's degree in philosophy from the University of Tokyo and is at work on several volumes of philosophy.