Turning the Mind Into an Ally

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Penguin, Jan 6, 2004 - Philosophy - 256 pages
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Strengthening, calming, and stabilizing the mind is the essential first step in accomplishing nearly any goal. Growing up American with a Tibetan twist, Sakyong Mipham talks to Westerners as no one can: in idiomatic English with stories and wisdom from American culture and the great Buddhist teachers. Turning the Mind Into an Ally makes it possible for anyone to achieve peace and clarity in their lives.
 

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Mipham is a superb writer. Read full review

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I read this book as part of my meditation training at the Toronto Shambhala Centre and I can say that it was one the of the best books on the subject I've ever read. It was thought provoking and ... Read full review

Contents

Title Page
Three Peaceful Abiding
Twelve Turning the Mind
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Sakyong Mipham is one of the most highly respected young incarnate lamas of Tibet. He is the director of Shambhala International, a worldwide organization of more than one hundred meditation and retreat centers. He teaches around the world to thousands, both Western and Asian audiences.

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