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By Dalai Lama

ISBN-10: 0385514670

ISBN-13: 9780385514675

For the 1st time for normal readers, the Dalai Lama provides a finished review of crucial instructing of Buddhism.

Perhaps the most distinction among Buddhism and different religions is its figuring out of our center identification. The lifestyles of the soul or self, that's primary in numerous how one can Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, is admittedly denied in Buddhism. Even extra, trust in a "self" is obvious because the major resource of our problems in existence. but a real knowing of this instructing doesn't lead one to a despairing, cynical worldview with a feeling that existence has no meaning--Far from it, a real knowing ends up in genuine happiness for anyone and the best resource of compassion for others.

In 2003 and in 2007, the Dalai Lama used to be invited to long island to provide a sequence of talks at the crucial Buddhist view of selflessness. This new ebook, the results of these talks, is now provided to assist develop expertise of this crucial doctrine and its usefulness in residing a extra significant and chuffed life.

While the Dalai Lama bargains a whole presentation of his teachings on those key philosophical issues for contemplation, he additionally exhibits readers easy methods to carry those teachings actively into their very own lives with suggestions for a private perform. it's only via really dwelling those teachings that we let them lead to a real transformation in our belief of ourselves and our lives

A Profound Mind deals very important knowledge for these dedicated to bringing approximately swap on this planet via constructing their very own non secular features, whether or not they are Buddhists or no longer.

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Just as a mathematical genius breaks into a realm where he interprets his reality mathematically and sees things in a unique way, so the spiritual genius breaks into a realm that encompasses the tot~l capacity of mind/brain and creation. He can then range the whole continuum of experience. This is called "self-realization" because that continuum is found within the human mind/brain and (reportedly) is recognized as one's own, actual being, or Self. ) 28 The Genesis of Genius The problem is, variations of even a minor sort can produce novel effects in our reality.

There arise in India periodic high peaks of output in keeping with the nature of that input. That is, spiritual geniuses appear regularly, generation by generation, and always have. In India, the genius doesn't appear among the professors or philosophers of the universities, nor among the hoi polloi who hawk their wares before the tourists, research psychologists, or religious dilettantes seeking sensation. The genius crops up largely unsung and in remote places. Often he is known only to a few.

Allowed to develop within, this energy always moves for unity, it can order into coherence our mind/brain split asunder by the for~e of madness about us, and bring us into balance with this awesome universe we carry within our skulls. III The Order of Things David Bohm's new paradigm for physics offers a splendid model for explaining personal power and Shaktipat. I The problem facing physics today is that there are no particles, no basic building blocks of matter as always presumed. All that can be found is an underlying vibratory energy.

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