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Compassionate action

Author: Sangs-rgyas-rdo-rje, Bya-bral.; Zach Larson
Publisher: Ithaca, N.Y. : Snow Lion Publications, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed. USAView all editions and formats
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"Chatral Rinpoche, the quintessential "hidden yogi," has been a legend in the Himalayan region for the past seventy years. Although he has never traveled to the West, his amazing story and teachings have gradually been infiltrating the Western Buddhist consciousness since Father Thomas Merton first met him in 1968 and famously remarked that he was "the greatest man I ever met."" "This is the first English-language  Read more...
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Sangs-rgyas-rdo-rje, Bya-bral.
Compassionate action.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Snow Lion Publications, 2007
(OCoLC)989014331
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sangs-rgyas-rdo-rje, Bya-bral.; Zach Larson
ISBN: 9781559392716 1559392711
OCLC Number: 76901875
Description: xx, 124 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 22 cm
Contents: Chatral Rinpoche: the life of a legend --
Chatral Rinpoche's steadfast commitment to ethics: an interview with Chatral Rinpoche on meat eating --
The compassionate activity of saving lives --
A brief summary of the benefits of building, circumambulating, prostrating to, and making aspiration prayers at a stupa --
Helping beings in a degenerate age --
Places of enlightenment: the sacred geography of Yolmo and Maratika --
Dudjom Rinpoche: a master-disciple relationship comes full circle --
Advice for Rnyingma practitioners --
Words of advice.
Responsibility: Chatral Rinpoche ; edited, introduced, and annotated by Zach Larson.
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"Chatral Rinpoche, the quintessential "hidden yogi," has been a legend in the Himalayan region for the past seventy years. Although he has never traveled to the West, his amazing story and teachings have gradually been infiltrating the Western Buddhist consciousness since Father Thomas Merton first met him in 1968 and famously remarked that he was "the greatest man I ever met."" "This is the first English-language book of this living legend and includes his biography and autobiography, six of his essays, five prayers he composed, an exclusive interview, and fourteen pages of photos from throughout his life."--Jacket.

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