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|Format:||Paperback, 311 pages|
|Other Information: ||black-and-white line illustrations|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom, 04 June 2005|
Introduces a new world of meditation. How we can use our imagination as a powerful tool in our spiritual practice. A practical manual for gaining deep experience of meditation and discovering the peace and happiness that lies within us. Mahamudra is a Sanskrit word which means union of bliss and emptiness, the very essence of Buddhist Tantric meditation.
Table of Contents
Illustrations Preface PART ONE: Introduction to Tantra Basic View Basic Intention What is Tantra? The Tantra of Generation Stage The Tantra of Completion Stage What is Mahamudra? PART TWO: How to Train in Mahamudra The Preliminary Guide The Six Stages of Training in Mahamudra: Identifying Our Own Mind Realizing Our Mind Directly Identifying Our Subtle Mind Realizing Our Subtle Mind Directly Identifying Our Very Subtle Mind Realizing Our Very Subtle Mind Directly PART THREE: What is Emptiness? What is Emptiness? The Purpose of Meditating on Emptiness The Emptiness of Our Body The Emptiness of Our Mind The Emptiness of Our I Conventional and Ultimate Truths The Union of the Two Truths The Practice of Emptiness in Our Daily Activities Dedication Appendix I - An Explanation of Channels Appendix II - An Explanation of Inner Winds Appendix III - The Root Tantra of Heruka and Vajrayogini Appendix IV - Liberating Prayer Appendix V - A Handbook for the Daily Practice of Bodhisattva Vows and Tantric Vows Appendix VI - Heart Jewel Appendix VII - Vajra Hero Yoga Glossary Bibliography Study Programmes of Kadampa Buddhism Tharpa Offices Worldwide Index
About the Author
Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was born in Tibet and is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. Resident in the West since 1977, he is the author of a series of highly acclaimed books that perfectly transmit the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world. He has also founded several hundred Buddhist Centres throughout the world.
|Publisher: ||Tharpa Publications|
|Dimensions: ||19.0 x 12.0 x 1.0 centimetres (0.34 kg)|