New Heart Of Wisdom: Profound Teachings From Buddha's Heart by Geshe Kelsang GyatsoNew Heart Of Wisdom: Profound Teachings From Buddha's Heart by Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

New Heart Of Wisdom: Profound Teachings From Buddha's Heart

byGeshe Kelsang Gyatso

Paperback | September 1, 2012

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This completely new presentation by the author of Modern Buddhism offers truly liberating insights and advice for the contemporary reader. It reveals the profound meaning of the very heart of Buddha's teachings-the Perfection of Wisdom Sutras. The author shows how all our problems and suffering come from our ignorance of the ultimate nature of things, and how we can abandon this ignorance and come to enjoy pure, lasting happiness by developing a special wisdom associated with compassion for all living beings.
Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism who has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society. He is the author of 22 highly acclaimed books that transmit perfectly the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world. He has also ...
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Title:New Heart Of Wisdom: Profound Teachings From Buddha's HeartFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.75 inPublished:September 1, 2012Publisher:Tharpa PublicationsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Commentary to the Heart Sutra – Part One: An Explanation of the Direct Meaning of the Sutra
The Title and Homage
The Background and Shariputra’s Question
The Paths of Accumulation and Preparation (1)
The Paths of Accumulation and Preparation (2)
The Paths of Seeing, Meditation and No More Learning
Conclusion
Buddha’s Approval and the Promise to Practise

Commentary to the Heart Sutra – Part Two: An Explanation of the Hidden Meaning of the Sutra
Preliminary Explanation and the Lives of Protector Nagarjuna and Arya Asanga

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 Middling Scope
What We Should Know
What We Should Abandon
What We Should Practise
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
Dedication

Appendix I – The Root Text: Essence of Wisdom Sutra (the Heart Sutra)
Appendix II – The Condensed Meaning of the Commentary
Appendix III – Liberating Prayer and Prayers for Meditation
Appendix IV – An Explanation of the Twelve Sources, Eighteen Elements and Twelve Dependent-related Links
Appendix V – The Great Mother: A Method to Overcome Hindrances and Obstacles by Reciting the Essence of Wisdom Sutra (the Heart Sutra)
Appendix VI – A Short Commentary to the Practice of The Great Mother
Appendix VII – The Yoga of Great Mother Prajnaparamita: Self-generation sadhana
Appendix VIII – A Short Commentary to The Yoga of Great Mother Prajnaparamita: Self-generation sadhana

Glossary
Bibliography
Index

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