Author: Geshe Kelsang GyatsoPublisher: Motilal BanarsidassYear: 2002Language: EnglishPages: 165ISBN/UPC (if available): 8120818687
Practical instructions on increasing love and compassionAn ideal guide to the Mahayana Buddhist teachings on training the mindStep-by-step instructions on developing universal love and compassion in our daily lifeEssential advice on how to transform all life situations into opportunities for spiritual developmentDeveloping unconditional love and compassion for all living beings is the heart of Buddhist practice. The powerful methods of training the mind revealed in this book, which guide us towards a universal compassion, have been used for centuries to solve daily problems and even mental and physical diseases. In this highly regarded explanation of the celebrated Mahayana Buddhist text, training the Mind in Seven Points, Geshe Kelsang also explains with perfect clarity how all life situations-even the most difficult-can be transformed into opportunities for spiritual development and provides us with an indispensable companion for our day-to-day life.
ILLUSTRATIONSACKNOWLEDGEMENTSEDITORIAL NOTEPREFACEThe Lineage and Qualities of Training the mindConventional BodhichittaUltimate BodhichittaTransforming Adverse Conditions into the Path to EnlightenmentHow to Integrate All Our Daily PracticesThe Measurement of Success in Training the MindThe Commitments of Training the MindThe Precepts of Training the MindConclusionDedicationAPPENDIX I-The Root Text: Training the Mind in Seven PointsAPPENDIX II-The Tibetan Script of the Root TextAPPENDIX III-The Condensed Meaning of the CommentaryAPPENDIX IV-Essence of Good FortuneGLOSSARYBIBLIOGRAPHYSTUDY PROGRAMMESINDEX