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Tibetan Art of Living

Tibetan Art of Living Author Christopher Hansard
ISBN-10 9781444717167
Release 2011-02-09
Pages 304
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Christopher Hansard is a leading practitioner in Tibetan medicine and uniquely qualified to write a comprehensive and practical book on its wisdom. Inspirational and accessible, in THE TIBETAN ART OF LIVING Hansard describes the principles of Tibetan medicine for ultimate mind/body health and then shows us simple ways to incorporate its wisdom into our daily lives - from dietary guidelines, exercise, mind-strengthening and rejuvenation techniques, to the use of herbs for common ailments. This is not only a truly enlightening book, but a complete resource to the practical applications of Tibetan medicine from a leading practitioner in the field.



The Tibetan Art of Positive Thinking

The Tibetan Art of Positive Thinking Author Christopher Hansard
ISBN-10 9780743483261
Release 2005-08-02
Pages 318
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A guide based on an ancient form of healing, the only to be endorsed by the Dalai Lama, provides simple meditations and exercises designed to help readers access optimistic energy for improved spiritual, emotional, and financial success. Original.



The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying

The Tibetan Book Of Living And Dying Author Sogyal Rinpoche
ISBN-10 9781448116959
Release 2012-02-29
Pages 464
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25th Anniversary Edition Includes a New Preface by Jon Kabat-Zinn Over 3 Million Copies Sold 'I couldn't give this book a higher recommendation' BILLY CONNOLLY Written by the Buddhist meditation master and popular international speaker Sogyal Rinpoche, this highly acclaimed book clarifies the majestic vision of life and death that underlies the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. It includes not only a lucid, inspiring and complete introduction to the practice of meditation, but also advice on how to care for the dying with love and compassion, and how to bring them help of a spiritual kind. But there is much more besides in this classic work, which was written to inspire all who read it to begin the journey to enlightenment and so become 'servants of peace'.



The Tibetan Art of Serenity

The Tibetan Art of Serenity Author Christopher Hansard
ISBN-10 9781444717181
Release 2011-02-09
Pages 240
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In the ancient Tibetan Bön tradition, the secret of serene, successful living is to have no fear. But in our demanding society, where stress is the norm, fearfulness can become a way of life.In this inspiring book, leading Tibetan Bön practitioner Christopher Hansard explains the ‘twelve types of fear’ believed by traditional teaching to affect our lives. He shares with us age-old techniques for facing and overcoming these fears, and shows how without them we can better connect with our deepest selves, transform relationships and find increased peace, humour and confidence. Drawing from his deep personal knowledge of Tibetan teachings, and with easy-to-follow exercises and inspiring case studies, Christopher shows us how we can stop living with our fears – and start living our life.



The Art of Happiness

The Art of Happiness Author Dalai Lama XIV Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho
ISBN-10 1573221112
Release 1998
Pages 322
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Drawing on more that 2,500 years of Buddhist tradition and teaching, the spiritual leader demonstrates how to confront the negative emotions, stresses, and obstacles of everyday life in order to find the source of inner peace.



The Art of Living

The Art of Living Author Dalai Lama XIV
ISBN-10 0517226308
Release 2005-09-06
Pages 176
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In this beautiful book, the simple teachings of His Holiness the Dalai Lama blend beautifully with photographs of the Tibetan landscape and people, monastic and lay practitioners of Buddhism.



Living in the Face of Death

Living in the Face of Death Author Glenn H. Mullin
ISBN-10 1559399082
Release 2008-12-15
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Whereas Western society views death as the last taboo, the Tibetan tradition incorporates meditation on death into everyday life. Tibetan Buddhists believe that a conscious awareness of one's own impermanence allows a person to live a happy, fulfilled life. Over the centuries, the Tibetans have developed a wide-ranging literature on death, including inspirational poetry and prose, prayers, and practical works on caring for the dying. This fascinating book presents nine short Tibetan texts. Important writings by the Second, Seventh, and Thirteenth Dalai Lamas and by Karma Lingpa, author of The Tibetan Book of the Dead, are included. It covers topics such as meditation techniques to prepare for death, inspirational accounts of the deaths of saints and yogis, and methods for training the mind in the transference of consciousness at the time of death.



Enlightened Living

Enlightened Living Author Tulku Thondup
ISBN-10 9627341304
Release 2004-05
Pages 184
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This collection of translated writings addresses the issue of engaging in secular life with Buddhist intentions. It includes practical advice by great Tibetan teachers such as Paltrul Rinpoche and Jigme Lingpa. Combining folktales and poetry, their teachings pieces impart the essence of spirituality in a pithy, direct fashion. "There are three things that you should place: Your body on the seat; Your mind in your body; And relaxation in the mind. There are three things that should be in conformity: Conversations with friends; Clothes with the country; And mind with the Dharma." Paltrul Rinpoche Tulku Thondup is a living advocate of the Tibetan tradition, He has translated and published many books and has taught at Harvard University. He is hte author of the Healing Power of Mind.



The Tibetan Art of Parenting

The Tibetan Art of Parenting Author Anne Maiden Brown
ISBN-10 9780861715794
Release 2008-12-02
Pages 240
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Steeped in the Buddhist traditions of wisdom, compassion, and the interconnectedness of all things, Tibetan childrearing practices are a refreshing new way to prepare for and raise children. This book provides a practical introduction to these practices and an integrated system of childcare that incorporates body, emotions, mind, spirit, relationships, and environment. Authors Anne Hubbell Maiden and Edie Farwell cover all aspects of traditional Tibetan parenting from conception onwards, both exploring ancient techniques and reinterpreting them for a modern audience. Far more than just a parenting guide, the book is a fascinating look into an intimate and revered part of Tibetan culture. It makes a welcome addition to the library of newlyweds, expectant parents, and parents with children of all ages who are interested in a practical approach to parenthood that recognizes community and everyone's responsibility to both self and planet.



The Joy of Living

The Joy of Living Author Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
ISBN-10 030738151X
Release 2007-03-06
Pages 288
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For millennia, Buddhists have enjoyed the limitless benefits of meditation. But how does it work? And why? The principles behind this ancient practice have long eluded some of the best minds in modern science. Until now. In this groundbreaking work, world-renowned Buddhist teacher Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche invites us to join him in unlocking the secrets behind the practice of meditation. Working with neuroscientists at the Waisman Laboratory for Brain Imaging and Behavior, Yongey Mingyur provides clear insights into modern research indicating that systematic training in meditation can enhance activity in areas of the brain associated with happiness and compassion. He has also worked with physicists across the country to develop a fresh, scientifically based interpretation of the Buddhist understanding of the nature of reality. With an infectious joy and insatiable curiosity, Yongey Mingyur weaves together the principles of Tibetan Buddhism, neuroscience, and quantum physics in a way that will forever change the way we understand the human experience. Using the basic meditation practices he provides, we can discover paths through everyday problems, transforming obstacles into opportunities to recognize the unlimited potential of our own minds. With a foreword by bestselling author Daniel Goleman, The Joy of Living is a stunning breakthrough, an illuminating vision of the science of Buddhism and a handbook for transforming our minds, bodies, and lives. From the Hardcover edition.



Living Dreaming Dying

Living  Dreaming  Dying Author Rob Nairn
ISBN-10 9781590301326
Release 2004
Pages 286
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The Tibetan Book of the Dead is one of the best-known Tibetan Buddhist texts. It is also one of the most difficult texts for Westerners to understand. In Living, Dreaming, Dying, Rob Nairn presents the first interpretation of this classic text using a modern Western perspective, avoiding arcane religious terminology, keeping his explanations grounded in everyday language. Nairn explores the concepts used in this highly revered work and brings out their meaning and significance for our daily life. He shows readers how the Tibetan Book of the Dead can help us understand life and self as well as the dying process. Living, Dreaming, Dying helps readers to "live deliberately"--and confront death deliberately. One thing that prevents us from doing that, according to Nairn, is our tendency to react fearfully whenever change occurs. But if we confront our fear of change and the unknown, we can learn to flow gracefully with the unfolding circumstances of life rather than be at their mercy. Of course, change occurs throughout our life, but a period of transition also occurs as we pass from the waking state into sleep, and likewise as we pass into death. Therefore the author's teachings apply equally to living as well as to dreaming and dying. Through meditation instructions and practical exercises, the author explains how to: * Explore the mind through the cultivation of deep meditation states and expanded consciousness * Develop awareness of negative tendencies * Use deep sleep states and lucid dreaming to increase self-understanding as well as to "train" oneself in how to die so that one is prepared for when the time comes * Confront and liberate oneself from fear of death and the unknown



Living Fully

Living Fully Author Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche
ISBN-10 9781608680757
Release 2012
Pages 276
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Buddhist teachings reveal guidance for proper breathing and realizing inner potential, in order to better approach financial, relationship, and career issues.



The Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Tibetan Book of the Dead Author W. Y. Evans-Wentz
ISBN-10 9780199839513
Release 2000-09-28
Pages 354
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The Tibetan Book of the Dead is one of the texts that, according to legend, Padma-Sambhava was compelled to hide during his visit to Tibet in the late 8th century. The guru hid his books in stones, lakes, and pillars because the Tibetans of that day and age were somehow unprepared for their teachings. Now, in the form of the ever-popular Tibetan Book of the Dead, these teachings are constantly being discovered and rediscovered by Western readers of many different backgrounds--a phenomenon which began in 1927 with Oxford's first edition of Dr. Evans-Wentz's landmark volume. While it is traditionally used as a mortuary text, to be read or recited in the presence of a dead or dying person, this book--which relates the whole experience of death and rebirth in three intermediate states of being--was originally understood as a guide not only for the dead but also for the living. As a contribution to the science of death and dying--not to mention the belief in life after death, or the belief in rebirth--The Tibetan Book of the Dead is unique among the sacred texts of the world, for its socio-cultural influence in this regard is without comparison. This fourth edition features a new foreword, afterword, and suggested further reading list by Donald S. Lopez, author of Prisoners of Shangri-La: Tibetan Buddhism and the West. Lopez traces the whole history of the late Evans-Wentz's three earlier editions of this book, fully considering the work of contributors to previous editions (C. G. Jung among them), the sections that were added by Evans-Wentz along the way, the questions surrounding the book's translation, and finally the volume's profound importance in engendering both popular and academic interest in the religion and culture of Tibet. Another key theme that Lopez addresses is the changing nature of this book's audience--from the prewar theosophists to the beat poets to the hippies to contemporary exponents of the hospice movement--and what these audiences have found (or sought) in its very old pages.



Being Black

Being Black Author Angel Kyodo Williams
ISBN-10 9781101199459
Release 2002-01-08
Pages 224
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Being Black has gained an enthusiastic following in African American and Zen communities. Angel Kyodo Williams shows black Americans how to develop a "warrior-spirit" of truth and responsibility that can lead to happiness and personal transformation. The principles and tools she offers provide a framework for addressing the African American community's unique worries, hopes, challenges, and expectations. Williams uses an eloquent, hip, and honest approach to share personal stories, time-tested teachings, and simple guidelines that invite readers of all faiths to discover how to step into the freedom of a life lived with fearlessness, grace, and fluidity.



The Tibetan Book of the Dead

The Tibetan Book of the Dead Author Graham Coleman
ISBN-10 9780141903316
Release 2008-11-06
Pages 592
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The most graceful English translation of this masterpiece of world literature - prepared with the participation of the Dalai Lama and eminent contemporary masters of this traditin appointed by the Dalai Lama One of the greatest works created by any culture and one of the most influential of all Tibetan Buddhist texts in the West, The Tibetan Book of the Dead has had a number of distinguished translations, but strangely all of these have been partial abridgements. Now the entire text has not only been made available in English but in a translation of quite remarkable clarity and beauty. A comprehensive guide to living and dying, The Tibetan Book of the Dead contains exquisitely written guidance and practices related to transforming our experience in daily life, on the processes of dying and the after-death state, and on how to help those who are dying. As originally intended this is as much a work for the living, as it is for those who wish to think beyond a mere conventional lifetime to a vastly greater and grander cycle. 'Extraordinary ... this work will be a source of inspiration and support to many' His Holiness the Dalai Lama



Science of Being and Art of Living

Science of Being and Art of Living Author Maharishi Mahesh Yogi
ISBN-10 9780452282667
Release 2001
Pages 385
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A revised edition of the classic guide introduces the program of Transcendental Meditation and explains how TM can reduce stress, improve health, increase energy, and expand mental potential. Reprint.



Living Without Regret

Living Without Regret Author Arnaud Maitland
ISBN-10 0898003679
Release 2005-01-01
Pages 332
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An introduction in Tibetan Buddhist teachings and how to apply them in our lives