By Matthieu Ricard, Yongey Mingyur, Helen Tworkov
Suggestion and encouragement from a number one religious instructor and well known writer on find out how to method the foundational practices of Tibetan Buddhism.
For a person drawn to Buddhist perform and philosophy, this booklet provides special guide and pleasant and encouraging recommendation for these embarking at the Tibetan Buddhist course in earnest. by way of delivering counsel on how you can procedure the method and giving guide for particular meditation and contemplation concepts, Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche presents mild but thorough statement, companionship, and idea for committing to the Buddhist path.
“A vigorous, useful, and encouraging advisor to the lessons at the foundations of the Vajrayana path.”—Dzogchen Ponlop Rinpoche, writer of insurgent Buddha
“Mingyur Rinpoche’s mastery of the lessons and refined figuring out of the brain permit him to seize the basis practices in all their readability and transformative energy, demonstrating why they have been so deeply adored by means of the nice masters of the prior and why they're simply as very important for practitioners today.”—Sogyal Rinpoche
“The foundational teachings of ngondro shape the very foundation of Vajrayana Buddhist reports and perform. here's a masterful presentation of those undying teachings by way of Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, along with his attribute brilliance, mastery of the Buddhadharma, and improved realizing of the modern global. it's a must-read for all who aspire to adopt the critical perform of ngondro preliminaries.”—Mindrolling Jetsun Khandro Rinpoche
“Mingyur Rinpoche embodies the end result of deep contemplative perform. A proficient instructor, he stocks with us the following his teachings on initial practices for starting the religious course he courses. And, as we've got come to like, Rinpoche does so together with his infrequent blend of wit, accomplishment, and wisdom.”—Daniel Goleman, writer of Emotional Intelligence
About the Author
YONGEY MINGYUR RINPOCHE, born in Nepal in 1975, is the writer of the acclaimed books the enjoyment of dwelling and cheerful knowledge. His teachings combine the sensible and philosophical disciplines of Tibetan education with the clinical and mental orientations of the West. His enthusiasm for explaining Buddhist philosophy and practices in an obtainable kind that addresses the wishes of the fashionable international has made him a favourite between a brand new iteration of Tibetan academics. Mingyur Rinpoche is the youngest son of celebrated Tibetan meditation grasp and writer Tulku Urgyen. He begun his formal monastic stories on the age of 11 and years later entered his first three-year retreat.
HELEN TWORKOV is the founding father of Tricycle: The Buddhist evaluate and writer of Zen in the USA: Profiles of 5 lecturers. Having first encountered Buddhism in Japan and Nepal through the Sixties, she has studied in either the Zen and Tibetan traditions. She all started learning with Mingyur Rinpoche in 2006.