Jewel Ornament of Liberation: The Wish-fulfilling Gem of the Noble Teachings (Google eBook)

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Snow Lion Publications, Jun 25, 1998
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Contents

II Definition
197
V Increase
202
The Perfection of Patience
205
II Definition
207
V Increase
211
The Perfection of Perseverance
213
II Definition
214
III Classification
216

III Trusting Faith
65
The Contributory Cause
67
The Spiritual Master
69
II Classification
71
III Characteristics of Each Classification
72
IV Method
73
V Benefits
75
The Method
77
Introduction to Part
79
ANTIDOTE TO ATTACHMENT TO THIS LIFE
81
Impermanence
83
II Method of Meditation
84
III Beneficial Effects of Meditation
91
ANTIDOTE TO ATTACHMENT TO SAMSARAS PLEASURES
93
The Suffering of Samsara
95
II Suffering of Change
96
III Suffering of Suffering
97
B Hungry Ghost Realm
102
D Human Realm
103
E DemiGod Realm
108
Karma and its Result
111
I Classification
112
2 Stealing
113
4 Lying
114
7 Idle Talk
115
9 Harmful Thought
116
B Meritorious Karma and Result
117
C Karma and Result of Unshakable Meditative Concentration
118
III Ascription
119
IV Strict Result
120
VI Inevitability
121
ANTIDOTE TO ATTACHMENT TO THE PLEASURE OF PEACE
123
LovingKindness and Compassion
125
A Classification
126
E Measure of the Practice
129
A Classification
130
E Measure of the Practice
131
ANTIDOTE TO NOT KNOWING THE METHOD OF PRACTICE FOR ACHIEVING BUDDHAHOOD
133
Introduction to the Antitote to Not Knowing the Method of Practice
135
Refuge and Precepts
137
A Mahayana Family
138
1 Classification
139
4 Time
141
7 Activities
143
C Pratimoksa Precepts
144
Cultivation of Bodhicitta
147
IV Objectives
151
VI From Whom You Receive It
152
VII Method Ceremony
153
VIII Beneficial Effects
168
IX Disadvantages of Losing It
171
XI Method of Repairing
172
Training in Aspiration Bodhicitt
173
2 Recollecting the Beneficial Effects of Bodhicitta
174
3 Gathering the Two Accumulations
175
5 Rejection of the Four Unwholesome Deeds and Acceptance of the Four Wholesome Deeds
176
Training in Action Bodhicitta
179
1 Definite Number
180
3 Characteristics
181
6 Grouping
182
The Perfection of Generosity
183
II Definition
185
V Increase
191
VII Result
192
The Perfection of Moral Ethics
195
V Increase
218
The Perfection of Meditative Concentration
219
II Definition
220
III Classification
229
V Increase
230
VII Result
231
The Perfection of Wisdom Awareness
233
II Definition T
235
the Wisdom Awareness
236
VI What is to be Practiced concerning the mind or wisdom awareness
247
VII Result
255
The Aspects of the Five Paths
257
II Path of Application
258
III Path of Insight
259
V Path of Perfection
260
The Ten Bodhisattva Bhumis
263
I Definition
264
A First Bhumi
265
B Second Bhumi
267
C Third Bhumi
268
D Fourth Bhumi
269
E Fifth Bhumi
270
F Sixth Bhumi
271
G Seventh Bhumi
272
H Eighth Bhumi
273
I Ninth Bhumi
274
J Tenth Bhumi
275
K Buddhahood
277
The Result
279
Perfect Buddhahood
281
II Significance of the Name
286
III Classification
287
V Reason There Are Definitely Three Kayas
288
VII Special Traits
292
The Activities
295
Activities of the Buddha
297
II Activities of Speech
298
III Activities of Mind
299
Appendices
303
Dharma Lord Gampopa
305
Miraculous Manifestations
323
Gampopas Method of Teaching
325
Stories Referred to in the Text
333
The Story of Sudhana
335
The Story of Sadaprarudita
340
The Story of King Anala
348
The Story of Maudgalyayana
351
The Story of Sangharakshita
357
The Story of Nawa Chewari
362
The Story of Old Born
366
The Story of King Krikas Daughters
368
The Story of Mahadatta
371
The Story of King Bala Maitreya
379
The Story of Angulimala
381
The Story of Udayana
385
The Story of Nanda
388
The Story of Ajatashatru
393
Outline of the Text
397
A Brief Biography of the Translator
413
Titles of Works Quoted
417
Glossary
427
Notes
437
Bibliography
459
Index
467
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