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The Story of Anan: Book 2
Story by Masahisa Goi
Illustrations by Isamu Mikuni
US $8.99
Paperback, 176 pages
ISBN: 978-4-89214-174-4
The second in a two-part manga (comic book) series presenting a fictional account of the life of Anan, one of the ten great disciples of Sakyamuni Buddha. Translated from the Japanese Anan monogatari (1985), with original artwork.

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Other Editions
The Story of Anan: Book 1
Chinese (Sikao meihaode shiwu)
French (L'histoire d'Anan)
Japanese (Anan monogatari: jô)
Japanese (Shôsetsu: Anan) - original full-length novel
Spanish (La historia de Anan)


Continued from Book 1, Chapter 9

Chapter 10
A New Shabira

Chapter 11
A Woman’s Heart

Chapter 12
Finding Masla

Chapter 13
The Great Forest

Chapter 14
Holy Apparition

Chapter 15
Boundless Compassion

Chapter 16
Good Tidings

Chapter 17
Light of the True Mind


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Afterword by Masahisa Goi

About the author

Masahisa Goi
Born in Tokyo, Japan on November 22, 1916, Masahisa Goi was a poet, philosopher, writer and singer. Though he aimed at a career in music, he found himself spontaneously drawn to the realms of philosophy and spiritual guidance. At the age of thirty he attained oneness with his divine Self. Before departing from this world in 1980, he named Mrs. Masami Saionji, his adopted daughter, as his successor and leader of the world peace prayer movement that he initiated.
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The Setting
About 2,500 years ago, the Ganges River, which originates in the Himalayas, divided the area into two powerful nations—Kosala in the north and Magadha in the south—in addition to a dozen city-states. With rampant warfare causing extremely unstable social conditions, Buddha's teachings were greatly influencing the people, who lived in constant anxiety over the future...

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