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Counsels from My Heart

Product no.: 1-57062-922-6
Counsels from My Heart is one of the few volumes of Dudjom Rinpoche's teachings ever translated and published.

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Publisher's Synopsis
The book features timeless teachings presented in a style that is direct and sharp, bringing this great teacher, who was known for not mincing his words, vividly to life.

Topics include:

  • A brief history of Buddhism
  • A succinct description of the Three Jewels, the three central principles of Buddhism
  • A description of the notion of the self and how that notion leads to the cyclic state of suffering of all beings
  • A section introducing the concept of the bardo, or states of mind in between life and death

Many practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism have been waiting for this book - and they will not be disappointed.

Reviews
"Renowned Tibetan Buddhist master H.H. Dudjom Rinpoche offers Dharma teachings drawn from an array of subjects. Sharp, forthright, direct—this work is a treasure of heart advice."     ~Tricycle

Excerpt
"As the Great Guru has said, 'My view is higher than the sky, but my attention to actions and their results is finer than flour.' So don’t go around claiming to be some great Dzogchen meditator when in fact you are nothing but a farting lout, stinking of alcohol and rank with lust!"

Author Dudjom Rinpoche
Translator Padmakara Translation Group
Book Type Trade Paperback
Page Count 122 pp.
Publisher Shambhala Publications 2003
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