Author: Geshe Kelsang Gyatso
Publisher: New Age Books
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8178220687
Composed buy the great Tibetan Bodhisattva Langri Tangpa as Eight Verses of Training the Mind, this short text reveals profound yet totally practical methods to enable a powerful opening of the heart, the source of all true happiness.
This book explains eight beautiful verses that comprise one of the Buddhism's best-loved and most enduring teachings. Composed buy the great Tibetan Bodhisattva Langri Tangpa as Eight Verses of Training the Mind, this short text reveals profound yet totally practical methods to enable a powerful opening of the heart, the source of all true happiness.
For centuries these liberating methods have brought lasting peace, inspiration, and serenity to countless people in the East. Now, at the dawning of the new millennium, Geshe Keslang Gyatso has skillfully introduced these ancient pearls of wisdom into our modern lives.
In short, the book reveals an inspiring explanation of one of Buddhism's best loved teachings; practical instructions on how you can transform life's difficulties into valuable spiritual insights; essential advice on how to aw2aken your potential for limitless love, compassion and wisdom.
Bodhisattva Langri Tangpa
The Pre-Eminent Qualities of these Instructions
The Preliminary Practices
Learning to Cherish Others
Enhancing Cherishing Love
Exchanging Self with Others
Accepting Defeat and Offering the Victory
Taking and Giving
The Precious Mind of Bodhichitta
How to Integrate the Practice of these Instructions
Appendix 1 - The Root Text: Eight Verses of Training the Mind
Appendix II - The Condensed Meaning of the Commentary
Appendix III - Sadhanas / Essence of Good Fortune / Prayers for Meditation
Appendix IV - The Kadampa Way of Life