A Passage from Solitude: Training the Mind in a Life Embracing the World : a Modern Commentary on Tibetan Buddhist Mind Training

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Snow Lion Publications, Jan 1, 1992 - Philosophy - 148 pages
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"A user-friendly exposition of the Tibetan 7-point mind training". -- Yoga Journal

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The Preliminaries
Training in the Bodhicittas

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actions anger antidote anxi anxiety arise aspiration attenuate bardo Barshi become behavior benefit blind faith bodhisattva body Buddha nature Buddhadharma Buddhahood Buddhist cerned Chekawa cial cognitive psychology come commentary compassion context cultivate Dalai Lama death dependently related event devas Dharamsala Dharma practice Dharma practitioner Dharma protectors dharmakaya dharmapalas don't emptiness endowed enemy entity example exis exist intrinsically existential experience external faults Free yourself friends full awakening fully endowed human Geshe Geshe Rabten guru happiness harm heart hicitta ical iden Imagine impermanence insight intrinsic existence karma karmic Lam Rim lifetime lives Lone Pine look loving kindness Madhyamaka Mahayana means meditate on suffering meditative practice meditative quiescence mental afflictions mental distortions mental events mind's eye misfortune moment of awareness monastic vows mother mundane nirvana non-dual offer ourselves path person personal identity phenomena phowa physical physicists prac practice Dharma pranayama psychophysical reality realization really recognize reification relationship relative bodhicitta root root text sadhanas samadhi sambhogakaya samsara Sanskrit Santideva Sechibuwa self self-centeredness self-grasping sense sentient Seven-Point Mind Training simply solipsism someone something spiritual growth spiritual mentor spiritual practice suffering sunyata sutra taking and sending tantra tantric tap root teacher teachings tence thing Tibet Tibetan Tibetan Buddhism tice timate tion tivation transforming unfavorable circumstances trinsic Triple Gem ultimate bodhicitta unwholesome unwholesome actions verse wholesome wisdom yoga

About the author (1992)

B. Alan Wallace teaches at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian was born in 1924. She now lives and works in New York.
Zara Houshmand is an Iranian American writer and theater artist. She lives in Austin, Texas.

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