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Vivid Awareness: The Mind Instructions of Khenpo Gangshar

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The instructions in this book are a distillation of the essential points of the esoteric Tibetan Buddhist practices of Mahamudra and Dzogchen. Intended to help people to face life’s difficulties, they include essentials of Buddhist philosophy, contemplations on the ephemeral nature of both joy and suffering, meditations for resting the mind, and guidance for maintaining eq

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Published January 11th 2011 by Shambhala Publications, Inc.
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Bruce
There are a lot of dharma books out there. I have a bunch on my shelf waiting to be read, and am half through a number of others. So when I was planning my acquisitions during a recent trip to the USA, I limited myself to one dharma book. The reviews on Amazon pointed to this one, and I think I made a good choice.

Like many dharma books, this is a translation and elaboration of a short Tibetan text. One thing I really appreciated was how painstaking the explanation and elaboration was. The descri
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Sep 17, 2012 Lightningcub rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
One of my favorite books on Buddhism, especially among those that read like a novel and are hard to put down. If you are familiar with modern and recent Tibetan teachers, this is like the story of their lives in Tibet. It is very inspiring, makes them very real in your imagination, and may inspire tremendous gratitude for these very special people who laid the modern foundations for Buddhism and meditation to be so special and transformative.
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Simple, clear instructions on how to make your everyday life the path. Valuable for any practitioner.
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Very Venerable Ninth Khenchen Thrangu Tulku, Karma Lodrö Lungrik Maway Senge (Tibetan: ཁྲ་འགུ་, Wylie: khra 'gu) is a prominent tulku (reincarnate lama) in the Kagyu school of Tibetan Buddhism.

At the age of four he was formally recognized by His Holiness the Sixteenth Karmapa and Eleventh Tai Situpa as the ninth incarnation of the great Thrangu tulku, the abbot of Thrangu Monastery, whose root inc
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