Enlightened Journey

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Secondary Title: Buddhist Practice as Daily Life

Description: This collection of fifteen articles and talks by Tulku Thondup constitutes a manual on how to transmute the situations encountered in daily life, whether external or internal, into spiritual disciplines and experiences. Among the topics covered are:

-          The fundamental principles of Buddhism.

-          The practice of meditation as a means of arousing compassion.

-          How suffering can become a more powerful tool than happiness in achieving enlightenment.

-          The symbolic significance of holy places, temples, statues, books, and other spiritual artifacts.

-          The Religious significance of Tibetan Buddhist art as a source of teaching, inspiration, and power.

-          Tibetan Buddhist teachings on the experiences of dying and the after-death state.

-          A commentary on the preliminary practices (Ngondro) of the Longchen Nyingthig tradition.

Tulku Thondup Rinpoche is a teacher of the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. He has been a visiting scholar at Havard Universy and has written and translated several books, including Enlightened Living and Buddha Mind.

Author: Tulku Thondup Rinpoche

Editor: Harold Talbott

Publisher: Shambhala Publications

Style: Paperback

Edition Print: 2001 (Buddhayana Series: V)

ISBN: 9781570620218

Pages: 288