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  Not for Happiness: A Guide to the So-Called Preliminary Practices
Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse

Not for Happiness


 
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Author: Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781611800302
Publication Date: Oct. 2012

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Do you practise meditation because you want to feel good? Or to help you relax and be happy? Then frankly, according to Dzongsar Jamyang Khyentse, you are far better off having a full-body massage than trying to practise the Dharma.

Khyentse shows that genuine spiritual practice, not least the Ngondro preliminaries, will not bring the kind of comfort and ease most worldly people crave. Quite the opposite, in fact. But if your ultimate goal is enlightenment, Ngondro practice is a must, and Not for Happiness your perfect guide, containing everything an aspiring practitioner needs to start to practise, including advice about:


developing"renunciation mind"
discipline, meditation and wisdom
using your imagination in visualization practice
why you need a guru


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