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Training the Mind : And Cultivating Loving-Kindness (original 1993; edition 1993)

by Chogyam Trungpa

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The slogans contained in this book 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 an understanding of the world as it is. The fifty-nine provocative slogans presented here--each with a commentary by the Tibetan meditation master Chögyam 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 foreword by Pema Chödrön.… (more)
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Title:Training the Mind : And Cultivating Loving-Kindness
Authors:Chogyam Trungpa
Info:Shambhala (1993), Edition: 1st ed, Paperback
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Superb commentary on Lojong's 59 slogans. ( )
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the bad writing kind of made it better? ( )
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Pema Chodron's "Start Where You Are: A Guide to Compassionate Living" provides an extension of Trungpa Rinpoche's teachings from this book. The two books complement each other well. ( )
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The slogans contained in this book 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 an understanding of the world as it is. The fifty-nine provocative slogans presented here--each with a commentary by the Tibetan meditation master Chögyam 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 foreword by Pema Chödrön.

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