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An Excerpt from Living the Dharma with Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo

Are you aware of how lucky you are to be alive? Most of us take our life and its good conditions for granted, but when we see our life as precious, we have the power to be a light in the world. In this selection, Anyen Rinpoche and Allison Choying Zangmo teach us how to value our life, so that we can find meaning for ourselves and be of benefit to others.

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Buddhist Mind Training

Stop Biting the Tail You're Chasing
Bodhichitta and Lojong

The renowned Buddhist master Jowo Je Atisha (982–1054) was a sage from India known for bringing the extremely pure Kadampa lineage of Buddhism from India to Tibet nearly one thousand years ago. One thing that made Atisha such a unique and renowned master is that he took the teachings on bodhichitta (Skt. awakened mind) as his main and constant practice. As we learn from the example of Atisha’s life and practice, bodhichitta practice can help us become extremely skillful at working with our emotions.

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Hanshan & Shide

Buddhist Poetry

Navigating the vast world of spiritual verse can be disorienting. With so many anthologies and translations to choose from, finding what speaks to you can be a real challenge. Shambhala Publications publishes numerous books of Buddhist poetry, and we’ve gathered some of our favorites in this Reader's Guide. Ranging from classical Tibetan songs of devotion to contemporary American reflections on navigating the path, our collection of Buddhist poetry offers a little something for everyone, Buddhist or otherwise.

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The Way of the Bodhisattva

layer-12Few texts are more frequently taught and quoted, have as colorful a history, and as much relevance to Buddhists today more than the eighth-century Indian Buddhist monk Shantideva’s The Way of the Bodhisattva. The Dalai Lama has said that “if I have any understanding of compassion and the bodhisattva path, it all comes from studying this text.”The living tradition of this text radiates most brightly from...

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