Opening the Eye of New Awareness
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Opening the Eye of New Awareness is a thoroughly but succinct overview of Buddhist doctrines as they have been practiced in Tibet for a thousand years. Among the many topics the Dalai Lama discusses in this work are the need for religious practice, the path to achieving meditative stabilization, reincarnation, and the importance of kindness and compassion. Completed just f
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Published January 15th 2000 by Audio Renaissance (first published June 15th 1984)
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Mary Overton
"....the differences that exist among the schools of Tibetan Buddhism are merely minor variations in the modes of skillful methods for leading students on the path....
"Aside from these minor differences, these religious systems, in fact, are the same in that their main and final object of achievement is the state of buddahood. They are also the same in terms of the stages of practice that serve as the means for achieving buddahood in that they do not differ with respect to: practicing a union of...more
Errin Davenport
This is the thesis of H. H. The Dalai Lama. Giving a strong foundation in the basic principles of Buddhism, this book builds to explain in detail the various states of meditation and connects each point to the other for a grand and wonderful whole picture.

This powerful book is short enough to be read in one day, but profound enough to be studied for years. And as always it retains the warm and straight foreward manner in which this wonderful author is known for teaching. Also for those unfamili...more
Errin Davenport
This is the thesis of H. H. The Dalai Lama. Giving a strong foundation in the basic principles of Buddhism, this book builds to explain in detail the various states of meditation and connects each point to the other for a grand and wonderful whole picture.

This powerful book is short enough to be read in one day, but profound enough to be studied for years. And as always it retains the warm and straight foreward manner in which this wonderful author is known for teaching. Also for those unfamili...more
Derek
plenty of core teachings
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Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso (born Lhamo Döndrub), the 14th Dalai Lama, is a practicing member of the Gelug School of Tibetan Buddhism and is influential as a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, the world's most famous Buddhist monk, and the leader of the exiled Tibetan government in India.

Tenzin Gyatso was the fifth of sixteen children born to a farming family. He was proclaimed the...more
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