True Perception: The Path Of Dharma Art

November 11, 2008|
True Perception: The Path Of Dharma Art by Chogyam Trungpa
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Genuine art has the power to awaken and liberate. The renowned meditation master and artist Chögyam Trungpa called this type of art “dharma art”—any creative work that springs from an awakened state of mind, characterized by directness, unselfconsciousness, and nonaggression. Dharma art provides a vehicle to appreciate the nature of things as they are and express it without any struggle or desire to achieve. A work of dharma art brings out the goodness and dignity of the situation it reflects—dignity that comes from the artist’s interest in the details of life and sense of appreciation for experience. Trungpa shows how the principles of dharma art extend to everyday life: any activity can provide an opportunity to relax and open our senses to the phenomenal world.

An expanded edition of Trungpa's Dharma Art (1996), this book includes a new introduction and essay.
Chögyam Trungpa (1940–1987)—meditation master, teacher, and artist—founded Naropa University in Boulder, Colorado, the first Buddhist-inspired university in North America; the Shambhala Training program; and an international association of meditation centers known as Shambhala International. He is the author of numerous books including...
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Title:True Perception: The Path Of Dharma ArtFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 9.02 X 5.9 X 0.61 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 9.02 X 5.9 X 0.61 inPublished:November 11, 2008Publisher:ShambhalaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1590305884

ISBN - 13:9781590305881

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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