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Trainings in Compassion: manuals on the meditation of Avalokiteshvara

Trainings in Compassion: manuals on the meditation of Avalokiteshvara
Tyler Dewar, Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
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ISBN / SKU
9781559392068
Format
Paperback
Pages
132
Dimensions
178 x 254
Description
This work includes translations of key Kagyu lineage meditation manuals for the practice of the deity of compassion Avalokiteshvara, one of the main introductory meditation practices presented in scores of Tibetan Buddhist centers across North America and Europe.

The manuals included in this book were authored by the great Tibetan siddha Thangtong Gyalpo, the renowned nineteenth century master Jamgon Kongtrul, and the Fifteenth Gyalwang Karmapa, Khakhyab Dorje.

The book also includes teachings on the nature of compassion by the highly regarded teacher Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, praises to Avalokiteshvara by the Indian master Chandrakirti, and a fresh translation of the famed Mahayana text The Thirty-Seven Practices of a Bodhisattva.

About the Author
Tyler Dewar translates for Nalandabodhi Buddhist centers and lives in Seattle, Washington.
Contents
INTRODUCTION
PART ONE: TRAININGS IN COMPASSION
Entering the Trainings in Compassion
by the Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche
All-Pervading Benefit of Beings: The Meditation and Recitation of the Great Compassionate One
by Thangton Gyalpo
The Benefit of Others That Fills All of Space
by Jamgon Kongtrul
The Continuous Rain of Benefit to Beings
by the Fifteenth Karmapa, Khakhyab Dorje
The Praise to Avalokitaeshvara
by Chandrakirti
The Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas
by Ngulchu Thogme
PART TWO: THE TIBETAN TEXTS:
The Benefit of Others that Fills All Space
The Continuous Rain of Benefit to Beings
The Thirty-Seven Practices of Bodhisattvas
List of Illustrations