Searching for the Self

ISBN: 9781614297956 Categorii: Diverse, Diverse. An apariție: 2022 Autor: Dalai Lama, Thubten Chodron Editură: Wisdom Publications,U.S. Colecție: Library of Wisdom and Compassion Tip copertă: Hardcover Număr pagini: 456 Stoc: La comandă

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His Holiness the Dalai Lama explores emptiness, one of the most central teachings in Buddhism, in the newest volume of the bestselling series The Library of Wisdom and Compassion.

In Searching for the Self the Dalai Lama leads us to delve deeply into the topic of the ultimate nature of reality, presenting it from a variety of approaches while focusing on identifying our erroneous views and directing us to the actual mode of existence of all persons and phenomena.

Placing our study of reality within the auspicious context of a compassionate motivation to benefit all sentient beings, the Dalai Lama explains why realizing emptiness is important and what qualities are needed to do that, and he evaluates various tenet systems’ perspectives on this vast topic. He then helps us understand our perceptions and the mental states involved in both our ignorant and accurate cognitions. He examines inherent existence and other fantasized ways of existence that we seek to disprove through reasoned analysis and presents the Middle Way view that abandons all extremes. The closing chapters by Thubten Chodron discuss the three characteristics of impermanence, unsatisfactoriness, and not-self as explained in the Pali tradition and show how meditation on these can lead to the meditative breakthrough to realize nirvana.

Engaging in this investigation with His Holiness will challenge our deepest-held beliefs and uproot false ways of viewing ourselves and the world that are so habitual we don’t even notice them. Get ready to be challenged and intrigued, for realizing the nature of reality has the power to cut our defilements at the root and free us from cyclic existence forever!

Limba
Engleza
Autor
Dalai Lama, Thubten Chodron
Data Publicarii
2022
Editura
Wisdom Publications,U.S.
Inaltime
23
Latime
15
Grosime
3.4
Tip Coperta
Hardcover
Nr Pag
456
Colectie
Library of Wisdom and Compassion
Bic
HR
Greutate
740
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