A Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism: Practice, Community, and Progress on the Path

A Beginner's Guide to Tibetan Buddhism: Practice, Community, and Progress on the Path

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Author/Contributor(s): Newman, Bruce
Publisher: Shambhala
Date: 04/19/2022
Binding: Paperback
Condition: NEW
Uncover the nature of the mind with this ground-level, practice-oriented presentation of Tibetan Buddhism. A personal and accessible guide to establishing progress on the path.

The book begins with the awakening of students' interest in spirituality and the initial encounter with Tibetan Buddhism, then leads us through all the steps necessary for successful practice in the West. Included is succinct counsel on finding an appropriate teacher, receiving empowerments, becoming active in a center, and launching and sustaining a Vajrayana practice. Special emphasis is placed on the potential pitfalls, and the marvelous benefits, of the guru-disciple relationship.