Reflections on a Mountain Lake: Teachings on Practical Buddhism

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Shambhala, Jul 25, 2002 - Religion - 262 pages
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This sparkling collection of Dharma teachings by Tenzin Palmo addresses issues of common concern to Buddhist practitioners from all traditions. Personable, witty, and insightful, Tenzin Palmo presents an inspiring and no-nonsense view of Buddhist practice.
 

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Reflections on a Mountain Lake: Teachings on Practical Buddhism

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Excellent writing and a solid grasp of their subjects mark the efforts of these two authors. While both treat aspects of Buddhist thought, Boorstein's perspective derives from the Mahayana school ... Read full review

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Contents

A Western Yogini
9
Motivation and Practice
29
Ethics and the Three Trainings
41
The Six Realms
61
Women and the Path
69
Shamatha or Calm Abiding
87
Vipashyana or Insight
105
Awareness
121
Difficult Points for Westerners
159
Tonglen
179
Nature of Mind
185
The Role of the Spiritual Master
205
Vajrayana
223
Visualizing the Deity
237
Glossary of Technical Terms
247
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