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The Great Path to Awakening: The Classic Guide to Lojong, A Tibetan Buddhist Practice for Cultivating the Heart of Compassion ~ Jamgon Kongtrul

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Translated by Ken McLeod

 

"Here is a Practical Buddhist Guidebook that offers techniques for developing a truly compassionate heart in the midst of everyday life. For centuries, Tibetans have used fifty-nine pithy slogans - such as "A joyous state of mind is a constant support" and "Don't talk about others' shortcomings" - as a means to awaken kindness, gentleness, and compassion. While Tibetan Buddhists have long valued these slogans, recently they have become popular in the West due to such books as Start Where You Are by Pema Chodron and Training the Mind by Chogyam Trungpa. This edition of The Great Path of Awakening contains an accessible, newly revised translation of the slogans forom the famous text The Seven Points of Mind Training. It also includes illuminating commentary from Jamgon Kongtrul that provides further instruction on how to meet every situation with intelligence and an open heart." Back cover

 

© 2005 Shamnhala Publications, Inc

Boston

 

Paperback

106 pp

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