Stillness, Insight, and Emptiness: Buddhist Meditation from the Ground Up

Stillness, Insight, and Emptiness: Buddhist Meditation from the Ground Up

by Dudjom Dorjee
     
 

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Developing an effective meditation practice is the first step toward discerning the true nature of mind and reality as taught by Buddha Shakyamuni. In Stillness, Insight, and Emptiness, Lama Dudjom Dorjee offers instructions that will help beginning meditators establish a firm foundation in the practices that lead to direct realization. Topics such as finding

Overview

Developing an effective meditation practice is the first step toward discerning the true nature of mind and reality as taught by Buddha Shakyamuni. In Stillness, Insight, and Emptiness, Lama Dudjom Dorjee offers instructions that will help beginning meditators establish a firm foundation in the practices that lead to direct realization. Topics such as finding the best meditation posture, learning to direct and focus the attention, expanding the mind’s scope, and realizing the luminous and spacious qualities of the mind are explained in terms that are both encouraging and easy to understand.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834829152
Publisher:
Shambhala Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
12/03/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
970 KB

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Meet the Author

Born to a nomadic family in eastern Tibet, Lama Dudjom Dorjee grew up in India and received a distinguished Acharya degree from Sanskrit University in Varanasi. In 1981, at the request of the Sixteenth Gyalwang Karmapa, he came to the United States as a representative of the Karma Kagyu lineage. He is presently Resident Lama of Karma Thegsum Choling in Dallas, Texas.

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