This record of a masterful teachers instructions will help students old and new to determine what is essential to the practice of Buddhism.
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This record of a masterful teachers instructions will help students old and new to determine what is essential to the practice of Buddhism.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559399296
  • Publisher: Snow Lion Publications, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/26/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 216
  • File size: 729 KB

Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Technical Note 4
Acknowledgments 5
Pt. 1 First Treatise on the Stages of Meditation 7
Ch. 1 Kamalashila, Compassion, and the Mind of Awakening 9
Ch. 2 Practice 19
Ch. 3 Contemplation 31
Ch. 4 Calm Abiding 43
Ch. 5 Insight 55
Ch. 6 Certainty 65
Ch. 7 Meditative Stabilization 77
Ch. 8 The Ten Grounds of Bodhisattvas and the Ground of a Buddha 89
Pt. 2 Intermediate Treatise on the Stages of Meditation 101
Ch. 1 Compassion 103
Ch. 2 The Mind of Awakening and the Causes of Calm Abiding 117
Ch. 3 The Causes of Insight 131
Ch. 4 The Selflessness of Persons 143
Ch. 5 The Selflessness of Phenomena 157
Ch. 6 The Six Transcendent Actions 171
Ch. 7 The Fruit of Realization 187
Notes 199
Glossary 205
List of Works Cited 213
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