The Complete Foundation

The Systematic Approach to Training the Mind

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The Dalai Lama
Translator(s): 
Thupten Jinnpa
Core Teachings of Dalai Lama
  • Boulder, CO: 
    Shambhala Publications
    , August
     2018.
     256 pages.
     $18.95.
     Paperback.
    ISBN
    9781559394765.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

Clear, eloquent, simple, and profound, His Holiness’s teachings are easily accessible to beginning practitioners yet richly nourishing to those more advanced in practice. In The Complete Foundation, the Dalai Lama shows how visualization, reason, and contemplation can be systematically crafted to enhance personal development. Beginning with practices designed to create an effective mental outlook, His Holiness skillfully guides the student to more advanced techniques for developing the mind’s deepest potential and happiness. With impeccable attention to detail and a seamless balance between technical guidance and a delightful sense of playfulness, this book exemplifies the sophistication and elegance of Tibetan Buddhist methods for spiritual development.

This book was previously published under the title The Path to Bliss.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama is considered the foremost Buddhist leader of our time. The exiled spiritual head of the Tibetan people, he is a Nobel Peace Laureate, a Congressional Gold Medal recipient, and a remarkable teacher and scholar who has authored over one hundred books.

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