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The power of mantra : vital practices for transformation / Lama Zopa Rinpoche; compiled and edited by Gordon McDougall.

By: Contributor(s): Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Wisdom Publications, [2022]Edition: First editionDescription: xii, 299 pages [9 unnumbered pages of plates] : colour illustrations ; 23 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
  • 9781614297277
Subject(s): Additional physical formats: Online version:: Power of meditationDDC classification:
  • 294.3/437 23
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Part of the Wisdom Culture series.

Includes bibliography (pages [287]-293), notes and glossary.

Introduction: the power to transform the mind -- Shakyamuni Buddha -- Chenrezig -- Manjushri -- Tara -- Medicine Buddha -- Vajrsattva -- The thirty-five confession Buddhas8 -- The five great mantras -- Conclusion: the benefits of reciting mantras are uncountable -- Appendices -- Glossary -- Notes -- Bibliography -- About the author.

"In The Power of Meditation, Lama Zopa Rinpoche, beloved teacher and co-founder of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition, offers clear explanations and instructions for the life-changing practice of meditation. From preparatory procedures, such as selecting a space and adopting the proper motivation, to the details of posture and how to focus the mind, Rinpoche offers step-by-step instruction that serves as both a starting point for beginners and a new vantage on familiar techniques for more experienced sitters. In his own direct and plain-spoken style, Rinpoche offers concise explanations for different kinds of meditation, such as shamatha, or calm abiding meditation, and vipashyana, or insight meditation, delineating their specific techniques and applications. And finally, Rinpoche presents tips for bringing our newfound clarity off of the cushion and into our daily lives, making each moment meaningful"-- Provided by publisher.

Item type Current library Collection Call number Status Date due Barcode
Book Book Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre General Stacks Non-fiction BCH 294.3 RINP (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 2024-0037

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