The Tibetan practice of "mind training," or "lojong," stretches back for hundreds of years and encompasses a variety of techniques for cultivating altruistic thoughts and coping with the inevitable challenges of everyday life. "Mind Training: The Great Collection" is an English adaptation of the first anthology of these techniques. Presenting 44 ...
The Tibetan practice of "mind training," or "lojong," stretches back for hundreds of years and encompasses a variety of techniques for cultivating altruistic thoughts and coping with the inevitable challenges of everyday life. "Mind Training: The Great Collection" is an English adaptation of the first anthology of these techniques. Presenting 44 of the original texts -- including seminal works such as "Leveling out All Preconceptions" and "Eight Verses on Training the Mind" -- "Mind Training" combines eloquent translations and historical commentaries to demonstrate how anyone can learn to exude love, compassion, and perseverance.
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Very Good. 0861714407 2006. Dust wrapper supplied in archive acetate film protection that is not adhered to the book or to the dust wrapper. Minimal shelf wear to extremities. Inscription of previous owner on first page. Dispatched within 2 business days.
Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" Inscribed By Translator (USA) 1st printing. INSCRIBED BY TRANSLATOR to the end paper: "For----/ With admiration and/ deep appreciation for all your/ noble work/ Thupten Jinpa", no other markigns, pages clean, but two faint small spots to the front cover, and a brace f tiny faint spots to the leading edge of pages, oherwise about Near Fine, no dust jacket possibly as published. Cloth, xvi, 693pp, index. These are transltion of early Buddhist texts and doctrines from China and Tibet. compiled by Shonu Gyalchok and Konchok Gyaltsen. Message from the Dalai Lama. Compiled in the fifteenth century, Mind Training: The Great Collection is the earliest anthology of a special genre of Tibetan literature known as "mind training, " or lojong in Tibetan. The principal focus of these texts is the systematic cultivation of such altruistic thoughts and emotions as compassion, love, forbearance, and perseverance. A heavy book. (3.0 JM FO 11/4.
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