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Transforming the mind : teachings on generating compassion

Author: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
Publisher: London : Thorsons, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Teachings of the Dalai Lama given at a series of lectures in London in May 1999, based on the text "Eight Verses on Transforming the Mind" by eleventh-century meditator Lang : Thangpa.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV
ISBN: 0722538650 9780722538654 0722540302 9780722540305
OCLC Number: 222722688
Description: viii, 168 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The basis of transformation --
Transforming through altruism --
Transforming through insight --
The eight verses on transforming the mind --
Appendix 1: The eight verses on transforming the mind / by Geshe Langri Thangpa --
Appendix 2: Ethics for the new millennium : a public lecture.
Responsibility: XIV Dalai Lama.

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In this commentary on the "Eight Verses on Generating Compassion", His Holiness the Dalai Lama shows how to transform difficult situations into opportunities for spiritual growth. He also offers  Read more...

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