Janet Jones and Terence Moore tell of their inspiring personal experiences with Tibetan practitioners. They unfold the holistic approach of Tibetan medicine, which aims to heal the whole person, treating spiritual, mental, physical and emotional diseases, often with miraculous results. Dr Pema Dorjee gives a practical description of the workings of the medical system, offering explanations and examples designed to help the modern reader to understand and apply the healing principles of Tibetan medicine in every day life. There is also a spiritual dimension to these practices: the ancient texts of Tibetan Medicine are revelations of the Highest Truth. Once we become open to this Truth, we become open to a fundamentally different attitude to life.
Healing power is transmitted through the very reading of this book. Tibetan medicine holds the key to our future.
Gen Lamrimpa begins this eminently practical explanation by emphasizing the importance of a compassionate motivation for spiritual practice. He then explores the nature of suffering and the cycle of existence that traps all living beings, and concludes with a detailed account of the Six-Phase Yoga, which is meant to be recited and contemplated three times during the day and three times at night. Alan Wallace's introduction illuminates both Kalachakra's rich history and Gen Lamrimpa's unique contribution to our understanding.
This book provides a clear explanation of Kalachakra as set forth within the context of the Six-Session Guruyoga, a daily meditation practice for initiates. Transcending Time presents all phases of Kalachakra practice--the preliminaries, the initiation, and finally, the stages of generation and completion.
Principles of Tibetan Medicine: What it is, how it works, and what it can do for you Revised Edition
The Madman’s Middle Way presents the first English translation of this major Tibetan Buddhist work, accompanied by an essay on Gendun Chopel’s life liberally interspersed with passages from his writings. Donald S. Lopez Jr. also provides a commentary that sheds light on the doctrinal context of the Adornment and summarizes its key arguments. Ultimately, Lopez examines the long-standing debate over whether Gendun Chopel in fact is the author of the Adornment; the heated critical response to the work by Tibetan monks of the Dalai Lama’s sect; and what the Adornment tells us about Tibetan Buddhism’s encounter with modernity. The result is an insightful glimpse into a provocative and enigmatic workthatwill be of great interest to anyone seriously interested in Buddhism or Asian religions.
It would be hard to find a simpler, clearer, more practical explanation of the two fundamental paths of compassion and wisdom than the one Lama Zopa offers us here.
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