White Sail: Crossing the Waves of Ocean Mind to the Serene Continent of the Triple Gems

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Buddhism teaches that enlightenment is our natural state; the problem is that we do not recognize this state, owing to the mind's confusion about its true nature. Thinley Norbu presents the Buddhist view in a way meant to clear up misconceptions and awaken the reader's innate wisdom. Thinley Norbu is a distinguished teacher of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and the author of The Small Golden Key and Magic Dance.

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White Sail: Crossing the Waves of Ocean Mind to the Serene Continent of the Triple Gems

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Overview

Buddhism teaches that enlightenment is our natural state; the problem is that we do not recognize this state, owing to the mind's confusion about its true nature. Thinley Norbu presents the Buddhist view in a way meant to clear up misconceptions and awaken the reader's innate wisdom. Thinley Norbu is a distinguished teacher of the Nyingma lineage of Tibetan Buddhism and the author of The Small Golden Key and Magic Dance.

A well-known Tibetan teacher discourses on the Buddhist view of reality and the nature of enlightenment. Buddhism teaches that enlightenment is our natural state. The problem is that we do not experience this state, owing to the mind's confusion about the true nature of reality. Norbu clears up misconceptions and awakens the reader's innate wisdom.

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"An inspiration for anyone interested in the Tibetan expression of the Dharma."—The Middle Way

"A powerful guide and antidote to Nihilist-mind; I'll keep this book close at hand for the rest of my life."—Michael Herr, Tricycle

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570627781
  • Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Inc.
  • Publication date: 4/10/2001
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 1,228,255
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Thinley Norbu Rinpoche is a preeminent teacher in the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism. The eldest son of His Holiness Düdjom Rinpoche, he is a primary holder of the Düdjom Tersar lineage and is considered to be an emanation of Longchenpa, the great fourteenth-century Nyingma master.
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Table of Contents

Offering Praise
Preface
Introduction 3
Different Thoughts 6
The Source of Phenomena 16
Simple Logic 26
Cleaning Deviations 31
The Senses 66
Karma 84
Love and Faith 106
The Seven-Branch Prayer of the Accumulation of Merit 135
The Transitional States, the Yogas, and the Kayas 147
Glossary 201
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