The Heart of Compassion has ratings and 13 reviews. Through Spiritual Materialism by Chögyam Trungpa The Heart of Compassion by Dilgo Khyentse. By Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche. Translated by the Padmakara Translation Group. Publisher: Shambhala. ISBN The extraordinary set of instructions . commentary by Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche The following is an excerpt from “The Heart of Compassion: Thirty Seven Verses on the Practice of.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Throughout your past lives you have been connected with all beings, and at some time or other all of them must have been your loving parents.

This classic text presents ways that we can work with our own hearts and minds, starting wherever we find ourselves now, to unravel our small-minded preoccupations and discover our own potential for compassion, love, and wisdom. Nov 21, Christopher rated it it was amazing.

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Violent, harmful words are like excrement. Riku rated it it was amazing Jul 24, Refresh and try again. So you don’t need to feel pain at the thought that we are going to be separated. I did not make it to the end.

Sep 02, Mary Boudreau marked it as to-read. Faith is the prerequisite for refuge, and its very essence. Anything you do that is in accord with the Dharma, however small or trivial, will be beneficial. Jul 17, Legdup Tsering rated it it was amazing.


Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Avoid attachment to the homes of friends and benefactors is the practice of a bodhisattva. This is the radical theme of this extraordinary set of instructions, a training manual composed in the fourteenth century by the Buddhist hermit Ngulchu Thogme, here explained in detail by one of the great Tibetan Buddhist masters of the khyentee century, Dilgo Khyentse. Never step over books. And that is precis I will be “currently reading” these thirty seven verses for a long time.

Give up concerns of this life by reflecting on impermanence compasssion Consciousness, a guest, khyenntse leave the hotel of the body In reality, phenomena are impermanent, and devoid of any true substantial existence.

Among human beings, there are 4 root sufferings: Some people turn to the powerful with the hope of achieving wealth, pleasure, and influence. Jan 02, Bonnie rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the Mahayana tradition, those who have the courage to undertake the profound change of attitude required to develop true compassion are called bodhisattvas.

The time of death is uncertain; The cause of death is dligo. But after over a year of it sitting on my “currently reading” list and picking up realizing I lost my place and really don’t know where it was I don’t think I am going to finish it. Want to Read saving…. A king whose predominant concern was the welfare of his subjects would be considered noble, whereas a king who looked after khyenntse own welfare and comfort at the expense of his subjects would be shameless.

Indeed, you are unlikely to make much spiritual progress if you lack the courage to face your own hidden faults.

The Heart of Compassion: The Thirty-seven Verses on the Practice of a Bodhisattva by Dilgo Khyentse

His writings in Tibetan fill twenty-five volumes. To feel satisfied with whatever you have, that is the ultimate wealth; Not to crave or be attached to anything at all, that is the ultimate happiness. There is so much ancient wisdom that can be applied to our lives in this 21st century.


User Review – Flag as inappropriate Excellent! If your mistaken belief in a self disappeared, you would realize the essential sameness of self and other.

The Heart Of Compassion

The Thirty-seven Verses on the Practice of a Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s commentary is clear, very accessible, and simply very easy to read and understand. This is the radical theme of this extraordinary set of instructions, a training manual composed in the fourteenth century mhyentse the Buddhist hermit Ngulchu Thogme, here explained in detail by one of the great Tibetan Having this precious human life is like having a well-rigged ship on which to sail across the ocean to an island of treasures.

In the mind of a beginner There is clarity, but no stability; To stop di,go being consigned to the wind of thoughts, Fasten it with the rope of mindfulness. I felt that the root text was extremely well taught and that it was directed at me. It’s really a handbook and sometimes a textbook on living a compassionate life.