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Straight from the Heart: Buddhist Pith Instructions by Karl Brunnholzl PDF

By Karl Brunnholzl

ISBN-10: 1559392797

ISBN-13: 9781559392792

ISBN-10: 1559394455

ISBN-13: 9781559394451

Straight from the Heart brings jointly an inspiring number of Buddhist teachings, songs of consciousness, meditation directions, and enlightened poetry—all selected for his or her strength to talk on to the coed. Drawn from Indian Mahayana and Vajrayana Buddhism in addition to from all 4 faculties of Tibetan Buddhism, a few will provoke with their attractive poetry and robust imagery, others with their profound energy of guide. nonetheless others proportion own suggestion for all times that turns out to return without delay from the mouth of the writer, and a few function instant and profound perform directions. numerous are only delightfully unconventional, even outrageous, letting in clean air on petrified perspectives or musty traditions. such a lot of them are easily unknown priceless gemstones, which deserve a much broader viewers. all the works is preceded via a short creation and a quick biography of its writer. lots of those are mythical bills of supernatural feats, edifying examples for college kids at the similar religious direction intended to extend their restricted outlook with "mind-blowing" tales. striking deeds, tremendous songs, and pithy directions distinguish this assortment assembled by way of the Buddhist pupil and translator Karl Brunnhölzl, whose years of labor between dharma texts and his ability as a translator yield a wealthy mine of teachings all selected for his or her skill to talk on to the heart.

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