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The foundation of Buddhist practice

Author: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Thubten Chodron
Publisher: Somerville, MA : Wisdom, [2018]
Series: Library of wisdom and compassion, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the second volume in The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, a definitive and comprehensive series that collects the Dalai Lama's decades of presentations of every step of the path to awakening. It has been compiled and coauthored by one of his chief Western disciples, the American nun Thubten Chodron."--Jacket.
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Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935-
Foundation of buddhist practice.
Somerville : Wisdom Publications, 2018
(DLC) 2018009580
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV; Thubten Chodron
ISBN: 9781614295204 1614295204
OCLC Number: 1008972216
Description: xxii, 366 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The Buddhist approach --
Gaining nondeceptive knowledge --
The basis of the self : body and mind --
Choosing spiritual mentors and becoming a qualified disciple --
Relying on spiritual mentors --
How to structure a meditation session --
Mind, body, and rebirth --
The essence of a meaningful life --
Looking beyond this life --
Karma and its effects --
Results of karma --
Workings of karma.
Series Title: Library of wisdom and compassion, v. 2.
Responsibility: Bhikṣ̣u Tenzin Gyatso, the Fourteenth Dalai Lama and Bhikṣuṇ̣i Thubten Chodron.

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"This is the second volume in The Library of Wisdom and Compassion, a definitive and comprehensive series that collects the Dalai Lama's decades of presentations of every step of the path to awakening. It has been compiled and coauthored by one of his chief Western disciples, the American nun Thubten Chodron."--Jacket.

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