Cultivating a Compassionate Heart: The Yoga Method of Chenrezig (Google eBook)

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Snow Lion Publications, Mar 13, 2006 - Religion - 155 pages
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An outstanding and engaging introduction to the most widely known Buddhist deity, Chenrezig also known as Avalokiteshvara or Kuan Yin written by a popular Western Buddhist teacher.
  

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This book contains the text of a particular Tibetan Buddhist spiritual practice -- visualizing and meditating on Chenrezig, "the embodiment of all the infinite Buddhas' compassionate wisdom ... Read full review

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Chenrezig is one of the less-familiar names of the Great Compassionate Buddha also known as Kuan-Yin, Kannon, and Avalokiteshvara. This "yoga" is not a routine of stretches and postures, but a system ... Read full review

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Contents

Getting Started
39
Purifying Negativities and Accumulating Positive Potential
59
Request Prayer
67
The Eight Verses of Thought Transformation
73
Purifying and Receiving Inspiration
93
Meditating on Emptiness
99
Appearing as Chenrezig
119
Clear Appearance and Divine Identity
135
Mantra Recitation
155
Working with Our Stuff
171
More Meditations
187
Concluding the Sadhana and Practicing in Daily Life
195
Glossary
199
Additional Reading
205
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About the author (2006)

American Buddhist nun Thubten Chodron lives in Seattle & travels worldwide, teaching & leading meditation retreats. She is the author of Open Heart, Clear Mind.

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