Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the

Awakening the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom for the Western World MOBI × Buddha Within: MOBI í Awakening the Kindle - Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom PDF or the Buddha Within: Tibetan Wisdom MOBI :º the Buddha Within: PDF/EPUB ¾ Lama Surya Das, the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, presents the first comprehensive book of Western Buddhism for the. Lama Surya Das, the most highly trained American lama in the Tibetan tradition, presents the first comprehensive book of Western Buddhism for the modernday spiritual seekerBuddhism offers a profound yet practical path to enlightenment In this loving and generous book, the Americanborn and Tibetantrained Lama Surya Das offers at once a definitive and nonsectarian guide to the wisdom found in ancient Tibetan teachings and a tried and true path of spiritual transformationThe radical and compelling message of Buddhism tells us that each of us has the wisdom, awareness, love, and power of the Buddha within; yet most of us are too often like sleeping Buddhas Surya Das shows how we can awaken to who we really are and thus walk the liberating, peaceful path of mindful and compassionate living With lively language, meditations, and spiritual practices, this unique book provides a bridge between East and West, past, present, and future Awakening the Buddha Within offers a complete yet accessible understanding of the unique Buddhist teachings embodied in the traditional Noble EightFold Path and its Three Enlightenment Trainings, common to all schools of Buddhism: * Wisdom Training: Developing clear vision, insight, and inner understandingseeing reality and ourselves as we really are* Ethics Training: Cultivating virtue, selfdiscipline, integrity, and compassion in what we say and do* Meditation Training: Practicing mindfulness, concentration, and awareness of the present momentThis fresh and original work illuminates such key principles as karma what we do does matter, rebirth every moment is an opportunity to start afresh, letting gosimplifying our lives by clarifying our hearts and minds, as well as conscious living and dying, and Dzogchen, the ultimate, mystical teaching of TibetIn this wonderful marriage of the timeless and the timely, Surya Das has written an invaluable, authoritative text for the novice and the experienced student of Buddhism alike Awakening the Buddha Within reveals how sacred wisdom, contemplative practice, and altruism can be integrated into our outer and inner livesin our relationships, in the workplace, and at homeHere is a guidebook to enlightenmenta sourcebook of the sacred for anyone who wants to lead a serene and beautiful lifeFor almost thirty years, Lama Surya Das has studied and lived with the great spiritual masters of Asia He has twice completed the traditional threeyear Vajrayana meditation retreat A leading spokesperson for the emerging Western Buddhism, he is a Dzogchen lineage holder and the founder of the Dzogchen Foundation A poet, translator, and fulltime spiritual teacher, Surya Das lectures and leads meditation retreats and workshops worldwide, brings Tibetan lamas to the West to teach, and regularly organizes the annual Western Buddhist Teachers Conference with the Dalai Lama in Dharmasala, India and is active in interfaith dialogue He is the author of The Snow Lion's Mane: Wisdom Tales from Tibet and Natural Great Perfection with Nyoshul Khenpo Rinpoche Surya Das lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts