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The Buddhist Path: A Practical Guide from the Nyingma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism [NOOK Book]

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An accessible and practical introduction to Tibetan Buddhism as practiced in the Nyingma or 'ancient' tradition, The Buddhist Path presents for us the proper way of cultivating intellect and heart so that our true nature can manifest. The authors provide clear explanations and methods that reveal how the mind functions and what its essence, our primordial nature, is. They impart detailed instructions on how to meditate, using methods ranging from generating calm abiding to the tantric techniques of visualization,...
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The Buddhist Path: A Practical Guide from the Nyingma Tradition of Tibetan Buddhism

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Overview

An accessible and practical introduction to Tibetan Buddhism as practiced in the Nyingma or 'ancient' tradition, The Buddhist Path presents for us the proper way of cultivating intellect and heart so that our true nature can manifest. The authors provide clear explanations and methods that reveal how the mind functions and what its essence, our primordial nature, is. They impart detailed instructions on how to meditate, using methods ranging from generating calm abiding to the tantric techniques of visualization, mantra, and formless meditation.
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Editorial Reviews

Wisconsin Bookwatch/Midwest Book Review
Accessible to readers of all backgrounds, The Buddhist Path is an excellent introduction to Tibetan Buddhist practice, whether for practitioners, or researchers of the Nyingma tradition. Highly recommended
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"A very practical guide to the Buddhist Dzogchen path. [Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche] have built a reputation for their vast knowledge of the Nyingma tradition and their pragmatic and lucid style of teaching."—Buddhadharma
Buddhadharma
A very practical guide to the Buddhist Dzogchen path. [Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche and Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche] have built a reputation for their vast knowledge of the Nyingma tradition and their pragmatic and lucid style of teaching.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559397988
  • Publisher: Snow Lion Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/16/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,251,797
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche, along with Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche, is a founder and director of Padmasambhava Buddhist Center based at Padma Samye Ling in upstate New York. PBC is a worldwide Buddhist meditation and study network that includes local centers as well as retreat centers and monastic institutions.

Khenpo Tsewang Dongyal Rinpoche, along with Khenchen Palden Sherab Rinpoche, is a founder and director of Padmasambhava Buddhist Center based at Padma Samye Ling in upstate New York. PBC is a worldwide Buddhist meditation and study network that includes local centers as well as retreat centers and monastic institutions.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Editor's Introduction ix

Taming the Mind 1

The Causes and Conditions of the Mind 7

The Primordial Nature 17

Taking Refuge 23

Training in Discipline, Concentration, and Wisdom 27

Cultivating Bodhichitta 31

Loving-kindness 37

The Power of Compassion 41

The Inseparability of Compassion and Emptiness 45

The Channels and Winds 49

Meditation Posture and Breath Purification 55

Meditating on the True Nature of the Mind 61

The Five Supports of Meditation 65

Shamatha and Vipashyana 71

Ngondro Practice 77

Vajrayana Meditation 79

The Tantric Tradition and Terma 83

Guru Padmasambhava 87

Guru Yoga Practice 93

Advice on Visualization 97

Questions and Answers 103

Dedication 113

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    Wonderful

    Thanks to my teachers for sharing their wisdom. May wisdom and compassion permeate all of samsara.

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