Title: ENLIGHTENED JOURNEY
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
Edition Print: 2001 (Buddhayana Series: V)