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How to see yourself as you really are

Author: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Jeffrey Hopkins
Publisher: Waterville : Thorndike Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : [Large print ed.]View all editions and formats
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Based on a fundamental Buddhist notion that love and insight work together to bring about enlightenment, this title provides a perspective on the psychological problems of hurting ourselves through misguided, exaggerated notions of self, others, events and physical things.
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Jeffrey Hopkins
ISBN: 9780786299171 0786299177 9781594152191 1594152195 140564348X 1405643498 9781405643481 9781405643498
OCLC Number: 175286332
Notes: Originally published: New York : Atria Books, 2006.
Description: 297 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The need for insight --
Laying the ground for insight to grow --
Discovering the source of problems --
Why understanding the truth is needed --
How to undermine ignorance --
Feeling the impact of interrelatedness --
Appreciating the reasoning of dependent-arising --
Seeing the interdependence of phenomena --
Valuing dependent-arising and emptiness --
Harnessing the power of concentration and insight --
Focusing your mind --
Tuning your mind for meditation --
How to end self-deception --
Meditating on yourself first --
Realizing that you do not exist in and of yourself --
Determining the choices --
Analyzing oneness --
Analyzing difference --
Coming to a conclusion --
Testing your realization --
Extending this insight to what you own --
Balancing calm and insight --
How persons and things actually exist --
Viewing yourself as like an illusion --
Noticing how everything depends on thought --
Deepening love with insight --
Feeling empathy --
Reflecting on impermanence --
Absorbing yourself in ultimate love --
Appendix: Reviewing the meditative reflections.
Responsibility: His Holiness the Dalai Lama ; translated and edited by Jeffrey Hopkins.

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Based on a fundamental Buddhist notion that love and insight work together to bring about enlightenment, this title provides a perspective on the psychological problems of hurting ourselves through misguided, exaggerated notions of self, others, events and physical things.

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