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Essential mind training : Tibetan wisdom for daily life / translated, edited, and introduced by Thupten Jinpa.

Thupten Jinpa. (Added Author).
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Library of Tibetan classics.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0861712633 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9780861712632 (pbk. : alk. paper) :
  • ISBN: 0861717147 (ebk.)
  • ISBN: 9780861717149 (ebk.)
  • Physical Description: x, 279 pages ; 20 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Boston : Wisdom Publications, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translated from the Tibetan.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Atiśa's legacy -- Seven points -- Eight verses -- Equanimity -- Karmic justice -- A Varja song -- Transforming adversity -- New attitudes -- Formal practices.
Summary, etc.:
"Tibetans revere the mind training (lojong) tradition for its practical and down-to-earth advice. The key to happiness is not a life free of problems but rather the development of a mind capable of transforming any problem or situation into a cause of happiness. Translated and introduced by the Dalai Lama's own translator, Thupten Jinpa, Essential Mind Training contains eighteen individual works, including such renowned classics as Eight Verses on Mind Training and The Seven-Point Mind Training."--Page [4] of cover.
Subject: Blo-sbyong.

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