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Budismo moderno: El camino de la compasion y la sabiduria = Modern Buddhism

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A dynamic and comprehensive presentation of Buddha’s teachings, including practical explanations on how to attain lasting happiness and freedom from problems for ourselves and others. With clear and accessible language, Geshe Kelsang Gyatso guides the reader from the fundamentals of Buddhist meditation and philosophy, through a powerful explanation of the true nature of reality, to reveal the preciousness of Tantra—offering the paths to liberation and enlightenment to modern, busy people. A brief history of Kadampa Buddhism shows how Buddha’s timeless teachings have traveled from teacher to student over thousands of years, and how Buddhists in the West are now applying what was once available only to mystics and monks—practical advice to solve our daily problems and accomplish the real meaning of our human life. This inspiring handbook for daily practice is designed for those seeking solutions within Buddhism to the problems of everyday life, as well as to encourage people of all faiths to deepen their understanding and enjoyment of the spiritual paths.

Si cultivamos la compasión y la sabiduría y las mantenemos en nuestras actividades diarias, podemos transformar nuestra vida, mejorar nuestras relaciones con los demás y ver más allá de las apariencias para comprender cómo son las cosas en realidad. De este modo, seremos capaces de solucionar todos nuestros problemas cotidianos y daremos verdadero sentido a nuestra vida. Con las alas de la compasión y la sabiduría es posible alcanzar con rapidez el mundo iluminado de un Buda.

Budismo moderno revela cómo todos los aspectos del budismo –desde el más básico hasta el más profundo– pueden ser aplicados de manera práctica para solucionar nuestros problemas diarios y experimentar paz interior y felicidad.

About the Author

Geshe Kelsang Gyatso was ordained as a Buddhist monk in Tibet at the age of eight. He is a fully accomplished meditation master, prolific author, and international teacher who has lived in the West since 1977 and has founded over 1,100 Kadampa Buddhist meditation centers and groups around the world. His 21 acclaimed books reveal the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment, including Buddha’s Sutra and Tantra teachings.

GUESHE KELSANG GYATSO, ilustre erudito y maestro de meditación, nació en el Tíbet y reside en el Reino Unido desde 1977. Ha escrito numerosas e importantes obras de temática budista en las que unifica magistralmente la antigua sabiduría de la doctrina budista con el modo de vida contemporáneo. Es asimismo fundador de muchos centros budistas alrededor de todo el mundo.

 

Table of Contents

Illustrations

Preface

PART ONE: SUTRA

Preliminary Explanation

What is Buddhism?

Buddhist Faith

Who are the Kadampas?

The Preciousness of Kadam Lamrim

The Path of a Person of Initial Scope

The Preciousness of our Human Life

What Does our Death Mean?

The Dangers of Lower Rebirth

Going for Refuge

What is Karma?

The Path of a Person of Intermediate Scope

What we should know

What we should abandon

What we should practice

What we should attain

The Path of a Person of Great Scope

The Supreme Good Heart—Bodhichitta

Training in Affectionate Love

Training in Cherishing Love

Training in Wishing Love

Training in Universal Compassion

Training in Actual Bodhichitta

Training in the Path of Bodhichitta

Training in the Six Perfections

Training in Taking in Conjunction with the Practice of the Six Perfections

Training in Giving in Conjunction with the Practice of the Six Perfections

Training in Ultimate Bodhichitta

What is Emptiness?

The Emptiness of our Body

The Emptiness of our Mind

The Emptiness of our I

The Emptiness of the Eight Extremes

Conventional and Ultimate Truths

The Union of the Two Truths

The Practice of Emptiness in our Daily Activities

A Simple Training in Ultimate Bodhichitta

Examination of our Lamrim practice

PART TWO: TANTRA

The Preciousness of Tantra

The Tantra of Generation Stage

The Tantra of Completion Stage

The Central Channel

The Indestructible Drop

The Indestructible Wind and Mind

How to Meditate on the Central Channel

How to Meditate on the Indestructible Drop

How to Meditate on the Indestructible Wind and Mind

The Completion Stage of Mahamudra

Great Bliss

The Practice of Heruka Body Mandala

The Lineage of these Instructions

What is the Heruka Body Mandala?

The Preliminary Practices

Training in the Generation Stage of Heruka Body Mandala

Training in Completion Stage

The Instructions of Vajrayogini

The Yogas of Sleeping, Rising, and Experiencing Nectar

The Remaining Eight Yogas

Dedication

Appendix I—Liberating Prayer

Appendix II—Prayers for Meditation

Appendix III—An Explanation of Channels

Appendix IV—An Explanation of Inner Winds

Appendix V—The Yoga of Buddha Heruka

Appendix VI—Blissful Journey

Appendix VII—Quick Path to Great Bliss

Appendix VIII—The nada

Glossary

Bibliography

Index

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9781616060114
Author:
Gyatso, Gueshe Kelsang
Publisher:
Tharpa Publications
Author:
Libano, Mariana
Author:
Gyatso, Geshe Kelsang
Subject:
Buddhism
Subject:
Religion-Eastern - General
Subject:
Eastern
Edition Description:
Print PDF
Publication Date:
20120531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 1.05 in

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