Author: Shamar RinpocheTranslator(s)/ Editors(s): Lara BraitsteinPublisher: Motilal BanarsidassYear: 2009Language: EnglishPages: 110ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788120834507
Mind Training is a comprehensive practice that is suitable for all types of students. It contains the entire path and does not depend on a person's background. Mind Training nurses and cultivates the Buddha Nature that pure seed of awakening that is at the very heart of every sentient being. It has the power to transform even egotistical self-clinging into self-lessness. Put into practice diligently, it is enough to lead all the way to awakeningIn The Path to Awakening, Shamar Rinpoche gives his own detailed commentary on Chekawa YeshE DorjE’s Seven Points of mind Training, a text that has been used as a basis for transformative practice in Tibetan Buddhism for close to a thousand years. Clear accessible, and yet profound, this book is filled with practical wisdom, philosophy, and meditation instructions.
Translator's IntroductionA Note on Transliteration1. The Buddha's Teachings : An Introduction2. Root Text3. Homage to the Great Compassionate One!4. Learn the Preliminaries5. Train in the Two Bodhicittas6. Convert Adversities into the Path of Awakening7. Implement Mind Training in this Life8. The Measure of Mind Training9. Commitments of Mind Training10. Advice for Mind Training11. Conclusion12. Final RemarksGlossary BibliographyIndex