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Training the Mind & Cultivating Loving-kindness

Training the Mind & Cultivating Loving-kindness

  • Author: Chogyam Trungpa,Pema Chodron
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications
  • ISBN: 1590302524
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 223
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An introduction to the Tibetan Buddhist practice of lojong features a collection of classical "slogans" designed to help promote clarity, intelligence, compassion, and other virtues, in a guide that demonstrates how to overcome such challenges as fear and self-centeredness. Original.

Die Kunst des spirituellen Alltags

Die Kunst des spirituellen Alltags

buddhistische Lebensführung als Quelle des Glücks

  • Author: Thubten Chodron
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783778781753
  • Category:
  • Page: 286
  • View: 2283
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Buddhistische Lebenshilfe - nicht nur für Buddhisten Immer mehr Menschen wünschen ein bewusstes, spirituelles Leben ohne religiöses Dogma zu führen. Mit diesem Buch erhalten sie eine Fülle von Anregungen und Hilfen für alltagsgerechte Lösungen, ohne irgendwelche Rituale oder Einweihungen über sich ergehen lassen zu müssen. Es erklärt in einfacher und schöner Sprache die buddhistische Philosophie und Psychologie und entwickelt daraus klare, eindeutige Werte und Ziele für die Lebensführung. Jeder kann sich in dem Maß darauf einlassen, wie es ihm angemessen erscheint. Es ist nicht notwendig, bekehrt zu werden oder sein bisheriges Leben aufzugeben, um davon zu profitieren. Aus dem Inhalt: · Die bewusste Gestaltung zwischenmenschlicher Beziehungen nach spirituellen Prinzipien · Die Überwindung von Gewohnheiten und Abhängigkeiten, die unser persönliches Wachstum behindern · Wie innere Unabhängigkeit von äußeren Umständen zu erreichen ist Die Autorin Bereits 1975 ging die Amerikanerin nach Indien und Nepal, um den Buddhismus an seinen ursprünglichen Quellen zu studieren und zu praktizieren. Sie lehrt heute weltweit Meditation und die buddhistische Lebenslehre und ist als Autorin tätig.

Beginne, wo du bist

Beginne, wo du bist

Eine Anleitung zum mitfühlenden Leben

  • Author: Pema Chödrön
  • Publisher: Aurum Verlag
  • ISBN: 3899018877
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Page: 212
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Der Grund, warum wir unser Herz so oft verschließen, liegt darin, dass wir nicht wirklich offen für uns selbst sind. Große Teile von uns selbst sind uns so unwillkommen, dass wir jedes Mal davonlaufen, wenn sie auftauchen. Und so schaffen wir es nie, wirklich voll und ganz anwesend zu sein. Dich nur wenn wir bereit sind, voll und ganz zu uns selbst zu stehen und uns selbst niemals im Stich lassen, sind wir in der Lage, auch anderen Menschen beizustehen und ihnen unsere Hilfe mit einem offenen Herzen anzubieten.

The Practice of Lojong

The Practice of Lojong

Cultivating Compassion through Training the Mind

  • Author: Traleg Kyabgon
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications
  • ISBN: 9780834826618
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 320
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For many centuries Indian and Tibetan Buddhists have employed this collection of pithy, penetrating Dharma slogans to develop compassion, equanimity, lovingkindness, and joy for others. Known as the lojong—or mind-training—teachings, these slogans have been the subject of deep study, contemplation, and commentary by many great masters. In this volume, Traleg Kyabgon offers a fresh translation of the slogans as well as in-depth new commentary of each. After living among and teaching Westerners for over twenty years, his approach is uniquely insightful into the ways that the slogans could be misunderstood or misinterpreted within our culture. Here, he presents a refreshing and clarifying view, which seeks to correct points of confusion.

Space, Time and Culture

Space, Time and Culture

  • Author: David Carr,Chan-Fai Cheung
  • Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
  • ISBN: 1402028245
  • Category: Philosophy
  • Page: 271
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Interculturality has been one of key concepts in phenomenological literature. It seeks to clarify the philosophical basis for intercultural exchange within the horizon of our life-world. The essays in this volume focus on the themes around space, time and culture from the perspectives of Chinese and Western phenomenologists. Though the discussions begin with classical phenomenological texts in Husserl, Heidegger or Merleau-Ponty, they extend to the problems of Daoism and Buddhism, as well as to sociology and analytic philosophy. The collection of this volume is a fruitful result of inter-cultural exchange of phenomenology.

Der Mythos Freiheit und der Weg der Meditation

Der Mythos Freiheit und der Weg der Meditation

  • Author: Chogyam Trungpa
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783896200990
  • Category:
  • Page: 170
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Wie unser Geist funktioniert

Wie unser Geist funktioniert

Ein kurzer und tiefer Einblick in die buddhistische Psychologie

  • Author: Chögyam Trungpa
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783864100444
  • Category:
  • Page: 144
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The Collected Works of Chögyam Trungpa: The path is the goal ; Training the mind and cultivating loving-kindness ; Glimpses of abhidharma ; Glimpses of shunyata ; Glimpses of Mahayana ; Selected writings

The Collected Works of Chögyam Trungpa: The path is the goal ; Training the mind and cultivating loving-kindness ; Glimpses of abhidharma ; Glimpses of shunyata ; Glimpses of Mahayana ; Selected writings

  • Author: Chögyam Trungpa
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications
  • ISBN: 9781590300268
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 704
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Shares the teachings of the influential Tibetan guru who contributed largely to the development of Buddhism in the West.

The Pocket Chögyam Trungpa

The Pocket Chögyam Trungpa

  • Author: Chogyam Trungpa
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications
  • ISBN: 9780834821453
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 160
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A pocket-sized treasury of short teachings on living life with courage and compassion--from one of the most influential Buddhist teachers of our time. Chögyam Trungpa (1940–1987), one of the most influential Tibetan meditation masters to practice and teach in the West, used to say that wisdom can be taught only in the form of a hint—a hint that inclines us to recognize the wisdom in us all along. Here are 108 marvelous hints from the renowned teacher so supremely skilled at dropping them. The Pocket Chögyam Trungpa will serve as a compact introduction to his teachings for those not yet familiar with him—and as a wonderful source of daily inspiration for those who are. This book is part of the Shambhala Pocket Library series. The Shambhala Pocket Library is a collection of short, portable teachings from notable figures across religious traditions and classic texts. The covers in this series are rendered by Colorado artist Robert Spellman. The books in this collection distill the wisdom and heart of the work Shambhala Publications has published over 50 years into a compact format that is collectible, reader-friendly, and applicable to everyday life.

Wie der weite Raum

Wie der weite Raum

die Kraft der Meditation

  • Author: Rinpoche Sakyong Mipham
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9783423244459
  • Category:
  • Page: 196
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The Wisdom of a Broken Heart

The Wisdom of a Broken Heart

An Uncommon Guide to Healing, Insight, and Love

  • Author: Susan Piver
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1416596321
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 240
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When a relationship ends, the anguish and disappointment can be devastating. A broken heart is genuinely traumatic. Typical recommendations to keep busy, move on, repair your hidden flaws, and then forget about it may not be helpful. In these pages, Susan Piver reveals that heartbreak actually creates an opportunity for genuine emotional and spiritual transformation, enabling you to emerge on the other side stronger, softer, and capable of loving with renewed confidence. In the years following her own experience, relationship writer Susan Piver searched the world’s wisdom traditions and discovered that heartbreak can be an uncompromising teacher of authenticity, power, and even joy. She shares that wisdom here, with instantaneously recognizable anecdotes, insights, on-the-spot practices, exercises, meditations, and down-to-earth advice that make The Wisdom of a Broken Heart a steadying prescription of solace and encouragement, wisdom and humor during the hardest time of your life. Like an infinitely patient, trusted friend, Piver tells you in a thousand different ways the most important thing to remember and the easiest to forget: “You’re going to be okay.”

Stages of Meditation

Stages of Meditation

Training the Mind for Wisdom

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: Shambhala
  • ISBN: 9781559398619
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: N.A
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The Dalai Lama explains the principles of meditation in a practice-oriented format especially suited to Westerners. Based upon the middle section of the Bhavanakrama by Kamalashila, a translation of which is included, this is the most extensive commentary given by the Dalai Lama on this concise but important meditation handbook. It is a favorite text of the Dalai Lama, and he often takes the opportunity to give teachings on it to audiences throughout the world. In his words, "This text can be like a key that opens the door to all other major Buddhist scriptures." Topics include the nature of mind, how to develop compassion and loving-kindness, calm abiding wisdom, and how to establish a union of calm abiding and special insight.

The Arts of Contemplative Care

The Arts of Contemplative Care

Pioneering Voices in Buddhist Chaplaincy and Pastoral Work

  • Author: Cheryl A Giles,Willa B Miller
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 1614290377
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 368
  • View: 5064
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Powerful and life-affirming, this watershed volume brings together the voices of pioneers in the field of contemplative care--from hospice and hospitals to colleges, prisons, and the military. Illustrating the day-to-day words and actions of pastoral workers, each first-person essay in this collection offers a distillation of the wisdom gained over years of compassionate experience. The stories told here are sure to inspire--whether you are a professional caregiver or simply feel inclined toward guiding, healing, and comforting roles. If you are inspired to read this book, or even one touching story in it, you just might find yourself inspired to change a life.

The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa: Volume Six

The Collected Works of Chogyam Trungpa: Volume Six

Glimpses of Space; Orderly Chaos; Secret Beyond Thought; The Tibetan Book of the Dead: Commentary; Transcending Madness; Selected Writings

  • Author: Chogyam Trungpa
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications
  • ISBN: 9780834821552
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 640
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The Collected Works of Chögyam Trungpa brings together in eight volumes the writings of one of the first and most influential and inspirational Tibetan teachers to present Buddhism in the West. Organized by theme, the collection includes full-length books as well as articles, seminar transcripts, poems, plays, and interviews, many of which have never before been available in book form. From memoirs of his escape from Chinese-occupied Tibet to insightful discussions of psychology, mind, and meditation; from original verse and calligraphy to the esoteric lore of tantric Buddhism—the impressive range of Trungpa's vision, talents, and teachings is showcased in this landmark series. Volume Six contains advanced teachings on the nature of mind and tantric experiences. Chögyam Trungpa's commentary on the Tibetan Book of the Dead explains what this classic text teaches about human psychology. Transcending Madness presents a unique view of the Tibetan concept of bardo. Orderly Chaos explains the inner meaning of the mandala. Secret Beyond Thought presents teachings on the five chakras and the four karmas. Glimpses of Space consists of two seminars: "The Feminine Principle" and "Evam." In the article "Femininity," the author presents a playful look at the role of feminine energy in Buddhist teachings. "The Bardo," based on teachings given in England in the 1960s, has not been available in published form for many years.

Ocean of Dharma

Ocean of Dharma

The Everyday Wisdom of Chogyam Trungpa

  • Author: Chogyam Trungpa
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications
  • ISBN: 9780834821422
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 384
  • View: 636
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Here is an inspiring collection of short teachings from the writings of the renowned Tibetan meditation master Chögyam Trungpa. Pithy and immediate, these teachings can be contemplated and practiced every day—or any day—of the year. Drawn from a wide variety of sources—including never-before-published writings—Ocean of Dharma addresses a range of topics, including fear and fearlessness, accepting our imperfections, developing confidence, helping others, appreciating our basic goodness, and everyday life as a spiritual path.

The Gift of Loving-kindness

The Gift of Loving-kindness

100 Mindful Practices for Compassion, Generosity & Forgiveness

  • Author: Mary Brantley,Tesilya Hanauer
  • Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
  • ISBN: 157224562X
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 282
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Loving-kindness, the English translation of the Pali word metta, is defined as unconditional well-wishing and openhearted nurturing of ourselves and others, just as we are. By practicing loving-kindness, you can learn to treat yourself and others-even strangers-like dear friends, putting aside criticism and judgment and choosing instead to open your heart to greater generosity, forgiveness, and compassion. While Buddha taught loving-kindness meditation as an antidote to fear, it can also quiet feelings of anger, judgment, and worry by helping you see the innate goodness within yourself and others. Whether used as part of a formal meditation practice or as daily mindfulness exercises, the 100 meditations in The Gift of Loving-Kindnessmake it easy to open your heart and share the seeds of loving-kindness with others. The Gift of Loving-Kindnessskillfully guides us to train our minds and hearts in the practice of loving-kindness meditation. The meditative exercises in this book can spark one's journey into greater love and compassion or enrich it anywhere along the path. Combining internal reflection and mindful exploration of our heart's capacity, these pragmatic exercises open us to genuine transformation. -Sharon Salzberg, author of Lovingkindness: The Revolutionary Art of Happiness Keep The Gift of Loving-Kindnesson your bed table and let its wisdom guide you. This book offers a rich assortment of contemplations that will open and free your heart. -Tara Branch, Buddhist teacher and author of Radical Acceptance: Embracing your Life with the Heart of a Buddha Simply reading these words will awaken you. Actually doing even one of these practices could profoundly transform your life. I offer warm and deep thanks to the authors for blessing us with these hundred doorways to the deepest and best parts of ourselves as human beings. -Jeffrey Brantley, MD, author of Calming Your Anxious Mind Use this practical and heartfelt book to discover how to open your heart in any circumstance. New scientific evidence confirms that filling your heart with loving-kindness can broaden your mind and build your best possible future. -Barbara L. Fredrickson, Ph.D., recipient of the Templeton Positive Psychology Prize Perhaps the greatest power of loving-kindness meditation lies in its elegant simplicity. It is a gentle, easy-to-learn practice, yet its effects are profound, like a deep massage for the mind and soul. The authors present this ancient wisdom in a way that can soothe, deepen, and enrich our busy, modern lives. -Rebecca Elliott, Ph.D., psychologist

It's Up to You

It's Up to You

The Practice of Self-Reflection on the Buddhist Path

  • Author: Dzigar Kongtrul,Helen Berliner
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications
  • ISBN: 0834824531
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 160
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On the spiritual path we speak of enlightenment. But how do we reconcile the idea of enlightenment with what we see when we look in the mirror—when insecurities, doubts, and self-centered tendencies arise in our minds? Dzigar Kongtrül suggests that we need not feel "doomed" when these experiences surface. In fact, such experiences are not a problem if we are able to simply let them arise without judging them or investing them with so much meaning. This approach to experience is what Kongtrül calls self-reflection. Self-reflection is a practice, a path, and an attitude. It is the spirit of taking an interest in that which we usually try to push away. When we practice self-reflection we take liberation into our own hands and accept the challenge and personal empowerment in Kongtrül’s title: it’s up to you.

Start Where You Are: How to accept yourself and others

Start Where You Are: How to accept yourself and others

  • Author: Pema Chödrön
  • Publisher: HarperCollins UK
  • ISBN: 0007386117
  • Category: Self-Help
  • Page: 176
  • View: 2075
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Start Where You Are is an indispensable handbook for cultivating fearlessness and awakening a compassionate heart, from bestselling author Pema Chodron. With insight and humour, she presents down-to-earth guidance on how to make friends with ourselves and develop genuine compassion towards others.

The Happiness Project

The Happiness Project

Transforming the Three Poisons that Cause the Suffering We Inflict on Ourselves and Others

  • Author: Ron Leifer
  • Publisher: Snow Lion Publications, Incorporated
  • ISBN: 9781559390798
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 313
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...an intriguing and cogent examination of suffering through the perspectives of psychoanalysis and Buddhism...a substantial contribution.--Jerry Piven, The New School

Mind Training

Mind Training

The Great Collection

  • Author: Thupten Jinpa
  • Publisher: Simon and Schuster
  • ISBN: 0861717112
  • Category: Religion
  • Page: 720
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Compiled in the fifteenth century, Mind Training: The Great Collection is the earliest anthology of a special genre of Tibetan literature known as "mind training," or lojong in Tibetan. The principal focus of these texts is the systematic cultivation of such altruistic thoughts and emotions as compassion, love, forbearance, and perseverance. The mind-training teachings are highly revered by the Tibetan people for their pragmatism and down-to-earth advice on coping with the various challenges and hardships that unavoidably characterize everyday human existence. The volume contains forty-four individual texts, including the most important works of the mind training cycle, such as Serlingpa's well-known Leveling Out All Preconceptions, Atisha's Bodhisattva's Jewel Garland, Langri Thangpa's Eight Verses on Training the Mind, and Chekawa's Seven-Point Mind Training together with the earliest commentaries on these seminal texts. An accurate and lyrical translation of these texts, many of which are in metered verse, marks an important contribution to the world's literary heritage, enriching its spiritual resources.