An Open Heart: Practicing Compassion in Everyday Life

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Little, Brown, Nov 16, 2008 - Philosophy - 208 pages
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An introduction to the core of Buddhism by its greatest teacher, "An Open Heart" is the successor to the bestselling "The Art of Happiness", the Dalai Lama's clear and simple guide to finding compassion and happiness. 25 photos. (World Religions)
 

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Contents

FOREWORD
INTRODUCTION
THE DESIRE FOR HAPPINESS
MEDITATION A BEGINNING
THE MATERIAL AND IMMATERIAL WORLD
KARMA
THE AFFLICTIONS
THE VAST AND THE PROFOUND TWO ASPECTS OF THE PATH
CULTIVATING EQUANIMITY
BODHICITTA
CALM ABIDING
THE NINE STAGES OF CALM ABIDING MEDITATION
WISDOM
BUDDHAHOOD
GENERATING BODHICITTA
AFTERWORD

COMPASSION
MEDITATING ON COMPASSION

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He is the grandson of fashion guru Diana Vreeland, is a practicing Tibetan Buddhist monk & presently acts as the Director of The Tibet Center, New York's oldest Tibetan Buddhist Center.

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