Classic and Contemporary Buddhist Works

The Stories of the Lotus Sutra - Praise

“A lovely book, especially for someone like me who loves story. Profoundly transformative.”—Lin Jensen, author of Deep Down Things

A fine companion to Reeves' accessible English translation of the Lotus Sutra. [These] stories have the power to enlighten.”—Tricycle

The Stories of the Lotus Sutra entertains as it instructs.”—The Rev. Ken Arnold, author of Circle of the Way

“A well written, effective, and deceptively simple introduction one of the most popular and important Mahayana sutras.”—Mark Unno, author of Buddhism and Psychotherapy Across Cultures and Shingon Refractions

“Gene Reeves frees the Lotus Sutra from its own history-a liberation for the sutra and for ourselves!”—Franz Metcalf, author of What Would Buddha Do?

“I'm going to have to put the Lotus Sutra back on my essential reading list. I'm deeply grateful for this offering and think you will be too.”—Rafe Martin award-winning storyteller and author of The Banyan Dear: A Parable of Courage and Compassion

“This book opens up a wealth of stories about the Buddha, Dharma, and Sangha, and does so in a way that allows us to hear them as living narratives supporting the rest of the tradition.”—Richard Payne, editor of How Much is Enough?

“This is such an enchanting book. The stories are parables, fairy tales, legends, and a sublime way of getting the benefits of teachings that don't seem at all doctrinal. A transforming read.”-Mandala