By Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso,Ari Goldfield
Using Nagarjuna's root textual content and the nice smooth grasp Ju Mipham's observation as a framework, Khenpo Tsültrim Gyamtso explains crucial verse from each one bankruptcy within the textual content in a method that illuminates for contemporary scholars either the that means of those profound teachings and the way to place them into perform in a fashion that advantages either oneself and others.
By Joan Halifax,Bernd Bender
Die buddhistische Annäherung an den Tod kann für Menschen aus ganz unterschiedlichen Lebensbereichen von Nutzen sein – was once Zen-Meisterin Joan Halifax über Jahrzehnte in ihrer Arbeit mit Sterbenden und ihren Begleitern immer wieder gezeigt hat. Dieses von traditionellen buddhistischen Lehren inspirierte Buch ist eine Quelle der Weisheit für alle, die einen sterbenden Menschen begleiten, ihrem eigenen Tod entgegensehen oder das transformierende Potenzial des Sterbeprozesses erforschen und betrachten wollen. Ihre Unterweisungen bestätigen, dass wir uns für unsere innere Stärke öffnen und allen, die leiden, helfen können, das auch zu tun.
By Tsoknyi Rinpoche,Erik Pema Kunsang,Marcia Binder Schmidt
tradition. He has been educating scholars from world wide because 1990.
Being carefree, you could slot in wherever. If you’re now not carefree you keep
on bumping up opposed to issues. Your existence turns into so slim, so tight; it
gets very claustrophobic. Carefree ability being huge open from within,
not constricted. Carefree doesn’t suggest careless. it's not that you simply don’t
care approximately others, no longer that you simply don’t have compassion or are unfriendly.
Carefree is being quite easy, from the interior. Dignity isn't conceit
but particularly what shines forth from this carefree confidence.”
Tsoknyi Rinpoche’s instructing sort embodies a vividness that could be a play
between himself and his viewers. His immediateness comprises gestures
and examples that appeal to us to figuring out. via guided meditations
he deals direct participation as a pleasant enhancement to our
practice. uncomplicated, undemanding and profound, Carefree Dignity is a
book that captivates our mind whereas enriching our awareness.
By Toni Packer
By Bernard Dubant,Surya Das
By Thomas Cleary
Secrets of the Blue Cliff list is a clean translation that includes newly translated statement from of the best Zen masters of early sleek Japan, Hakuin Ekaku (1685–1768) of the Rinzai sect of Zen and Tenkei Denson (1648–1735) of the Soto sect of Zen. This translation and remark on The Blue Cliff checklist sheds new mild at the which means of this relevant Zen text.
By Vicki Mackenzie
She used to be the 1st Western girl to develop into a Tibetan Buddhist nun—but that pioneering ordination used to be relatively only one in a lifestyles choked with progressive acts. Freda Bedi (1911–1977) broke the principles of gender, race, and religion—in many circumstances ahead of it was once suggestion that the principles have been able to be challenged. She was once at a number of instances a strength within the fight for Indian independence, religious seeker, student, professor, journalist, writer, social employee, spouse, and mom of 4 young children. She counted between her associates, colleagues, and lecturers Mohandas Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, the Dalai Lama, Chögyam Trungpa Rinpoche, and so forth. She used to be a girl of religious concentration and compassion who used to be additionally no longer with no contradictions. Vicki Mackenzie offers a nuanced view of Bedi and of the forces that formed and inspired this advanced and compelling figure.
By Thich Nhat Hanh
By Brooke Schedneck
This booklet explores modern practices in the new establishment of overseas meditation facilities in Thailand. It discusses the advance of the lay vipassana meditation circulate in Thailand and relates Thai Buddhism to modern methods of commodification and globalisation. via an exam of ways meditation facilities are promoted the world over, the writer considers how Thai Buddhism is translated for and embodied inside overseas travelers who perform meditation retreats in Thailand. laying off new mild at the decontextualization of spiritual practices, and elevating new questions touching on tourism and faith, this booklet specializes in the character of cultural trade, religious tourism, and non secular selection in modernity. With an objective of reframing questions of non secular modernity, every one bankruptcy bargains a brand new point of view at the phenomenon of religious looking in Thailand. delivering an research of why meditation practices attract non-Buddhists, this booklet contends that religions don't go back and forth as entire entities yet as a substitute that partial components resonate with diverse cultures, and are appropriated over time.