Training the Mind & Cultivating Loving-Kindness (Paperback)

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Warning: Using this book could be hazardous to your ego The slogans it contains are designed to awaken the heart and cultivate love and kindness toward others. They are revolutionary in that practicing them fosters abandonment of personal territory in relating to others and in understanding the world as it is.
The fifty-nine provocative slogans presented here each with a commentary by the Tibetan meditation master Chogyam Trungpa have been used by Tibetan Buddhists for eight centuries to help meditation students remember and focus on important principles and practices of mind training. They emphasize meeting the ordinary situations of life with intelligence and compassion under all circumstances. Slogans include, "Don't be swayed by external circumstances," "Be grateful to everyone," and "Always maintain only a joyful mind."
This edition contains a new foreword by Pema Chodron.

About the Author

Chogyam Trungpa (1940 1987) meditation master, teacher, and artist founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, the first Buddhist-inspired university in North America; the Shambhala Training program; and an international association of meditation centers known as Shambhala International. He is the author of numerous books including "Shambhala: The Sacred Path of the Warrior," "Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism," and "The Myth of Freedom.""
Product Details
ISBN: 9781590300510
ISBN-10: 1590300513
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication Date: July 29th, 2003
Pages: 144
Language: English