Mind Training

Mind Training This small accessible book contains the essence of the Seven Point Mind Training expressed in the intimate colloquial style that distinguishes Ringu Tulku s teachings The Seven Point Mind Training a

  • Title: Mind Training
  • Author: Ringu Tulku B.M. Shaughnessy
  • ISBN: 9781559392785
  • Page: 363
  • Format: Paperback
  • This small accessible book contains the essence of the Seven Point Mind Training, expressed in the intimate colloquial style that distinguishes Ringu Tulku s teachings The Seven Point Mind Training, a lojong practice, assumes no prior special training or preparation It does not require practitioners to enter seclusion or change the way they live their lives It asks thatThis small accessible book contains the essence of the Seven Point Mind Training, expressed in the intimate colloquial style that distinguishes Ringu Tulku s teachings The Seven Point Mind Training, a lojong practice, assumes no prior special training or preparation It does not require practitioners to enter seclusion or change the way they live their lives It asks that they examine their relationships with all those around them and make a strong determination to become enlightened for others sake rather than for their own It gives instructions for tonglen breathing practice that ties the concepts of lojong to the physical act of breathing Mind Training focuses simply on giving up, self cherishing, and transforming self centered thinking into compassion, egoistic feelings into altruism, desire into acceptance, and resentment into joy.

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    1. Ringu Tulku presents the very practical Lojong, or mind training, teachings in a very digestible form. He has a very idiomatic style of writing and speaking, and gives clear explanations of this series of slogans designed to be memorized and used in daily life. The slogans themselves are not always as one might first read them so it definitely helps to have good explanations. Pema Chodron and Choygam Trungpa have also explicated these teachings, but I think this is a good addition to the anyone' [...]

    2. A small and straightforward guide to Lojong. Explains the 58 aphorisms with examples and stories.There are more scholarly commentaries on Lojong available, but this book is a valuable addition to the literature.

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