An Open Heart (Heftet)

Practising Compassion in Everyday Life

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2002
Antall sider: 208
Forlag: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780340794319
Omtale: An Open Heart
In the Dalai Lama's own words: 'It is my hope that the reader of this small book will take away a basic understanding of Buddhism and some of the key methods by which Buddhist practitioners have cultivated compassion and wisdom in their lives. The methods discussed have been taken from three sacred texts of Buddhism. I would like to stress at the outset, however, that one doesn't have to be a Buddhist to make use of these meditation techniques. Meditation is merely the process whereby we gain control over the mind and guide it in a more virtuous direction. Meditation may also be thought of as a technique by which we diminish the force of old thought habits and develop new ones. Yet the techniques themselves do not lead to enlightenment or a compassionate and open heart. That is up to you, and the effort and motivation you bring to your spiritual practice.'

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