By Thubten Chodron
Chenrezig (Avalokiteshvara / Kuan Yin) is not just Tibet’s buyer deity, he is also the embodiment of the compassion of the entire Buddhas and as such is deemed the very best contemplative gateway to the cultivation of compassion.
In this ebook, which has got excessive compliment from monastics and lay Buddhist students alike, the American-born nun Ven. Thubten Chodron lucidly and engagingly elucidates the Tibetan Buddhist yoga of Chenrezig. Her motives are dependent not just on scriptural but additionally oral teachings, which makes them eminently authoritative and functional.
Essentially, Cultivating a Compassionate Heart is a well informed, hugely useful, and reasonably huge remark at the Chenrezig sadhana. The booklet starts off with the Thousand-Armed Chenrezig visualization and the initial prayers present in such a lot sadhanas and the lengthy mantra of Chenrezig. merely then does the writer continue to explaining a few of the options that make up the theoretical underpinnings of this impressive perform.