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  Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition
By: Alejandro Chaoul

Chod Practice in the Bon Tradition


 
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Author: Alejandro Chaoul
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 1559392908 / 9781559392907
Publication Date: March 2009

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This book is the first to trace the history of Chod practice in Tibet's indigenous Bon tradition. Chod ("cutting through") is a meditative practice in which the practitioner imagines offering his or her body in sacrifice through elaborate contemplative visualization. Although a meditative practice, Chod is not done sitting comfortably on a cushion in a shrine room, but instead is often practiced in terrifying places like cemeteries or charnal grounds. The feelings of fear that result are used by the Chod practitioner to "cut through" his or her own ego. Chod contains elements of early shamanism, of sutric and tantric teachings also found in Indo-Tibetan Buddhism, and of the Tibetan highest school of Dzogchen.

Snow Lion Publications, Paperback, 2009, 118 Pages, $18.95

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