Meditations of a Tibetan Tantric Abbot: The Main Practices of the Mahayana Buddhist Path

Shambhala

With the intimate freshness of a personal teaching, this book presents the main practices of the Mahayana Buddhist path. It details the attitudes cultivated in meditation—ranging from turning away from cyclic existence to developing love and compassion for all beings, to understanding the profound view of emptiness.
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Lekden embodied the total involvement of the mind as taught in the Mahayana tradition. His blend of compassion, wisdom and wit is most striking in the teachings. He was the Abbot of the Tantric College of Lower Lhasa prior to the Chinese invasion of Tibet. Renowned among the Tibetans as a great teacher, in this work he highlights the incisive and direct approach of mind transformation that runs contrary to the ordinary worldly perspective. he knew the meaning of applying the great teachings as precepts for practical application.

Jeffrey Hopkins is Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia.

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Publisher
Shambhala
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Published on
Mar 13, 2001
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Pages
175
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ISBN
9781559399791
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Language
English
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Genres
Religion / Buddhism / Rituals & Practice
Religion / Buddhism / Tibetan
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