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by Zolbec
Wed Jan 16, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: The Noble Eightfold Path
Replies: 4
Views: 283

Re: The Noble Eightfold Path

Just to be clear, although I wouldn't say that texts like this are at odds with the Mahayana/Vajrayana, they are typically thought of as more Theravadin than Mahayana/Vajrayana. If you are interested in Theravadin texts specifically, you might check out dhammawheel instead of dharmawheel (note the ...
by Zolbec
Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Dharma in Everyday Life
Topic: The Noble Eightfold Path
Replies: 4
Views: 283

The Noble Eightfold Path

Which of the two books is the most recommended for beginners?


~ The Noble Eightfold Path: Way to the End of Suffering by Bhikkhu Bodhi

~ Eight Mindful Steps to Happiness: Walking the Buddha's Path by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana
by Zolbec
Tue Jan 01, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Beginner in Mahamudra
Replies: 62
Views: 2869

Re: Beginner in Mahamudra

Hey, guys. I'm actually more interested in Shamatha. At the moment, I am practicing the second 'level' (Internal object = Watching Thoughts). I want to move to the third 'level' (no object). That's why I'm interested in these two books. But then I wondered if that would require a teacher, or I could...
by Zolbec
Mon Dec 31, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Beginner in Mahamudra
Replies: 62
Views: 2869

Re: Beginner in Mahamudra

passel wrote:
Mon Dec 31, 2018 2:13 am
If you go w Thrangu's Practice of Tranquility and Insight, that's good too- it's actually not an mm book, it's on the standard sutra-style shamatha and vipasyana.

So can I practice the teachings of this book without a teacher?
by Zolbec
Sun Dec 30, 2018 3:58 am
Forum: Mahamudra
Topic: Beginner in Mahamudra
Replies: 62
Views: 2869

Beginner in Mahamudra

Hello I am interested in Mahamudra. I am in doubt between two books. I want to buy only one. Which one do you recommend? What is the most complete and best introduction for beginners in Mahamudra? The Practice of Tranquillity and Insight by Khenchen Thrangu Rinpoche Heart Advice from a Mahamudra Mas...
by Zolbec
Sat Dec 15, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Meditation
Topic: Book for beginners
Replies: 3
Views: 655

Book for beginners

I want to buy one of these books. What is the best and most complete for beginners?

Genuine Happiness - B. Alan Wallace
The Relaxed Mind - Dza Kilung
The Practice of Tranquility and Insight - Khenchen Thrangu

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