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Title:
Universal compassion [compact disc] / Geshe Kelsang Gyatso.
ISBN:
9780948006869
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Glen Spey, NY : Tharpa Publications, 2002.
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4 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet ([2] pages ; 12 cm)
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Compact discs.

Unabridged.
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An inspired explanation of the popular Buddhist poem Training the Mind in Seven Points, which reveals powerful and far-reaching methods for us to develop these altruistic states. Ancient meditative techniques are brought alive and made relevant to our everyday experiences.
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The heart of Buddha's teachings is unconditional love and compassion. In this inspired explanation of the popular Buddhist poem Training the Mind in Seven Points , Geshe Kelsang reveals powerful and far-reaching methods for us to develop these altruistic states.

Ancient meditative techniques that have been tried and tested for centuries are brought alive and made relevant to our everyday experiences. Also included is a practical and uplifting explanation of how we can transform our day-to-day living—including even the most demanding and difficult conditions—into opportunities for personal and spiritual development. By pointing the way to an unchanging freedom and happiness, this immensely readable book challenges us to grow, and will have a remarkable impact on our life.


Author Notes

Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism who has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society. He is the author of 22 highly acclaimed books that transmit perfectly the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world. He has also founded over 1200 Kadampa Buddhist Centers and groups throughout the world.

In his teachings, Geshe Kelsang emphasizes the importance of meditation and how to apply it in daily life. He reveals practical methods for developing wisdom, cultivating a good heart and maintaining a peaceful mind through which we can all find true and lasting happiness. Demonstrating these qualities perfectly in his own life, Geshe Kelsang has dedicated his whole life to helping others find inner peace and happiness.