PART ONE: Foundation Introduction p3 Inner Peace p7 How to Develop and Maintain Peace of Mind p15 Rebirth p21 Death p29 Karma p41 Samsara p55 A Common Spiritual Practice for Everyone p71 Meaningful Objects p85 PART TWO: Progress Learning to Cherish Others p97 How to Enhance Cherishing Love p115 Exchanging Self with Others p139 Great Compassion p169 Wishing Love p183 Taking and Giving p189 The Supreme Good Heart p209 Ultimate Bodhichitta p215 Dedication p263 Appendix I - Liberating Prayer and Prayers for Meditation p265 Appendix II - What is Meditation? p275 Appendix III - The Kadampa Way of Life p281 Glossary p292 Bibliography p305 Tharpa Offices Worldwide p311 Index p313
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Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche is a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism who has pioneered the introduction of modern Buddhism into contemporary society. He is the author of 22 highly acclaimed books that perfectly transmit the ancient wisdom of Buddhism to our modern world, and which form the basis of several popular study and meditation programmes. He has also founded over 1200 Kadampa Buddhist centres and groups throughout the world.