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Bringing Mind Training to Life: Exploring a Concise Lojong Manual by the 5th Shamarpa

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Bringing Mind Training to Life: Exploring a Concise Lojong Manual by the 5th Shamarpa. Shamar Rinpoche (introduction by Lama Jampa Thaye; adapted for print by Pamela Gayle White), 2019. Paperback. 148 pages. Also available as a Kindle eBook. In collaboration with Rabsel Éditions, La Remuée, France. Distributed by Ingram.

An engaging and lively exploration by Shamar Rinpoche of the frequently studied Buddhist subject called lojong, or mind training. Shamar Rinpoche bases his discussion on a classic text by the eminent sixteenth-century Buddhist teacher, the Fifth Shamarpa. As elucidated by Shamar Rinpoche, the material is made especially applicable for our modern-day lives. Topics included in the book such as “Transforming adverse circumstances into the path of awakening” are exceptionally relevant for us to explore today. Shamar Rinpoche gave these teachings at a program less than two weeks before his passing. The presentation reflects the richness of the author’s life as a Buddhist master of his stature―a rare offering from which we can all benefit.

Language: English
Paperback ISBN 2360170155 (ISBN13: 978-2360170159)
Kindle eBook ISBN13: 978-2360170166


Book categories: Commentary and Meditation