Always Maintain A Joyful Mind
And Other Lojong Teachings on Awakening Compassion and FearlessnesseBook - 2010
For centuries Tibetan Buddhists have relied on a collection of fifty-nine pith teachings (called lojong in Tibetan) to help them develop wisdom and compassion amid the challenges of daily living. In this book Pema Ch©œdr©œn introduces these transformative teachings and offers guidance on how to make them part of our everyday lives.The lojong teachings include: "Always maintain only a joyful mind," "Don't be swayed by external circumstances," "Don't be so predictable," and "Be grateful to everyone." Each slogan is followed by Pema Ch©œdr©œn's accessible and succinct commentary on how to understand and apply it.This book also features a forty-five-minute audio program entitled "Opening the Heart," in which Pema Ch©œdr©œn offers in-depth instruction on tonglen meditation, a powerful practice that anyone can undertake to awaken compassion for oneself and others.
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