Guided Meditations on the Stages of the Path

Guided Meditations on the Stages of the Path

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ISBN-13: 9781559392815
Publisher: Shambhala
Publication date: 10/25/2007
Edition description: Hardcover with MP3 CD
Pages: 154
Sales rank: 633,585
Product dimensions: 6.74(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.82(d)

About the Author

Thubten Chodron, an American-born Tibetan Buddhist nun, travels worldwide, teaching and leading meditation retreats. Known for her clear and practical explanations of the Buddha's teachings, she is the author of Buddhism for Beginners; Working with Anger; How to Free Your Mind; Open Heart, Clear Mind; and Taming the Mind. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

Table of Contents


Foreword$dHis Holiness the Dalai Lama     9
Introduction     11
Learning to Meditate
Introduction to Meditation     19
Establishing a Daily Practice     27
Preparing for Meditation     35
Mindfulness of Breathing     47
Enjoying the Meditation Practices     53
The Meditations
Meditation on the Buddha     63
Recitations before Meditation Sessions     73
"The Foundation of All Good Qualities"   Je Tsongkhapa     77
"The Three Principal Aspects of the Path"   Je Tsongkhapa     79
Lamrim Meditation Outlines     81
Additional Dedication Verses     141
Keeping on Track
Overview of the Gradual Path to Enlightenment     147
Working with Distractions     159
Antidotes to the Mental Afflictions     171
Advice for Newcomers to the Dharma     185
Deepening Your Dharma Practice     189
Contents of Guided Meditations on the CD     205
Full Outline for the Meditation on the Precious Human Life     209
Glossary     211
Suggested Reading     217

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