Separated at Rebirth?

I happened to notice these books lying next to each other on the buy one, get one 50% off table at the local Borders today:

dalai lama

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

He may be a “big hitter the Lama,” but he’s no Dan Brown.

In any case, the two books side-by-side seems to me a perfect juxtaposition of the Buddhist concepts of prajna (wisdom, insight) and shunyata (emptiness). Seen from the outside they may look alike, but it just goes to prove that the world of appearance is an illusion.

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