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Title:
An open heart : practicing compassion in everyday life
Author:
Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, Dalai Lama XIV, 1935-
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Boston : Little, Brown, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xv, 191 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
Provides a basic understanding of Buddhism including some of the key methods which Buddhist practitioners use to cultivate compassion and wisdom in their lives.
Language:
English
Contents:
The desire for happiness -- Meditation, a beginning -- The material and immaterial world -- Karma -- The afflictions -- The vast and the profound: two aspects of the path -- Compassion -- Meditating on compassion -- Cultivating equanimity -- Bodhicitta -- Calm abiding -- The nine stages of calm abiding meditation -- Wisdom -- Buddhahood -- Generating Bodhicitta.
ISBN:
9780316989794
Format :
Book