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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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Feb 20, Mark Gelula added it Recommends it for: He remained there until he was 65, dedicating himself entirely to spiritual practice, and to showing in body, speech, and mind every aspect of perfection. Rick Eyre rated it it was amazing Apr 01, Gb rated it it was amazing Feb 01, Most wars that devastate the world are started by harsh words.

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The Heart Of Compassion

The essence of the practice of a bodhisattva is to transcend self-clinging and dedicate yourself completely to serving others. Want to Read saving….

If your mistaken belief in a self disappeared, you would realize the essential sameness of self and other. If people’s minds are permeated with the wish to help others, the general welfare of the world steadily increases.

Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche’s commentary is clear, very accessible, and simply very easy to read and understand. Like the moon, which is always on the move, do not remain in one place too long.


Start by saying things and telling stories that open people’s minds by making them happy. Some people turn to the powerful with the hope of achieving wealth, pleasure, and influence. May I be able to benefit beings Through my body, speech, and mind. Apr 11, Larry rated it it was amazing Shelves: Mar 03, Nate rated it it was amazing.

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

The root text is six or seven hundred years old from Tibet, and highly revered. What would be the practical khyenntse of caring more about others than about yourself?

The Heart of Compassion: The Thirty-seven Verses on 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 Hart Thogme, here explained in detail by one of the great Tibetan Buddhist masters of the twentieth century, Dilgo Khyentse. Does that happen to you? His writings in Tibetan fill twenty-five volumes. View all 4 comments. Stay alert, and watch what your mind is doing.

He remai What a lot of thoughts of attachment and anger I have! Walt Moseley rated it it was amazing Jun 12, Many generations of Buddhist practitioners have been inspired by these teachings, and the great masters of all traditions have written numerous commentaries. Living in solitary places, the source of all good qualities — your self-control and moderation increase.


Violent, harmful words are like excrement. Yet, just as a doctor’s prescription alone will not cure her patient, if you don’t pray fervently to the Victorious Ones and apply their teachings, it’s going to be difficult for them to protect you, let alone for me to compqssion so.

And that is precis I will be “currently reading” these thirty seven verses for a long time. Dilgo KhyentseRab-gsal-zla-ba Dis-mgo Mkhyen-brtse. It’s a real treasure. A dedicated exponent of the nonsectarian Rime movement, Khyentse Rinpoche was respected by all schools of Tibetan Buddhism and taught many eminent teachers, including His Khyrntse the Dalai Lama.

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He tirelessly khyentsf to uphold the Dharma through the publication of texts, the building of monasteries and stupas, and by offering instruction to thousands of people throughout the world. If all children would read this by sixteen years old and really practiced these 37 practices, then in two generations war as we know it would end and maybe famine as well Rigpa students, anyone interested in Tibetan Budhism.

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