"Mu Soeng's treatment of this foundational text is original, clear, helpful, and wise."--Andrew Olendzki<br ><br >"Through his meditative wisdom and scholarly sophistication, Mu Soeng brings to life the profound richness of the Heart Sutra, capturing its transformative meaning for our lives. An in-depth exploration of a vital text." --Joseph Goldstein, author of A Heart Full of Peace and One Dharma
"Elegant, simple--and invaluable." --Professor Mark Unno, author of Shingon Refractions
"Mu Soeng's scientifically inspired commentary opens up the meaning of the Heart Sutra from the side of informed spiritual enquiry and direct meditative experience. Heart of the Universe
carries an edge of incisive, practical wisdom." --Ajahn Amaro, abbot of Abhayagiri Monastery
About the Author
Mu Soeng, a former Zen monk and teacher, is the scholar-in-residence at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. He is the author of many books on Buddhism, including Trust in Mind
and The Diamond Sutra
. He lives in Barre, Massachusetts.