Compassionate Action

Compassionate Action

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by Chatral Rinpoche
     
 

This is the first book to become available in the West by one of the most revered spiritual figures in South Asia. Included is a generous selection of his essays, as well as a biography and many photographs from throughout his lifetime.See more details below

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This is the first book to become available in the West by one of the most revered spiritual figures in South Asia. Included is a generous selection of his essays, as well as a biography and many photographs from throughout his lifetime.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559392716
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
05/25/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
304,545
Product dimensions:
5.51(w) x 8.49(h) x 0.48(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword     ix
Editor's Preface     xi
Acknowledgments     xv
Introduction     xvii
Chatral Rinpoche: The Life of a Legend     1
A Reply in Three Syllables     19
Chatral Rinpoche's Steadfast Commitment to Ethics     23
An Interview with Chatral Rinpoche     24
On Meat Eating     31
The Compassionate Activity of Saving Lives     37
"Thangtong Gyalpo's Aspiration Prayer for the Liberation of Fish"     40
The Benefits of Saving the Lives of Other Beings     42
A Brief Summary of the Benefits of Building, Circumambulating, Prostrating to, and Making Aspiration Prayers at a Stupa     45
Helping Beings in a Degenerate Age     53
"A Prayer to Avert Nuclear War"     57
Places of Enlightenment: The Sacred Geography of Yolmo and Maratika     61
The Melodious Tambura of Joy     65
Dudjom Rinpoche: A Master-Disciple Relationship Comes Full Circle     71
"The Bestower of the Glorious Fruits of Aspiration"     73
"Prayer to Dudjom Yangsi Rinpoche"     76
Advice for Nyingma Practitioners     79
Words of Advice     91
"Prayers for the Long Life of Chatral Rinpoche"     96
Dedication of Merit     100
Appendices     101
Notes     107
Sources     121
Index     123

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