Mind in Tibetan Buddhism (#S056)
The Tibetan lamas are specialists in understanding the "bardo" planes of the afterlife. Ole Nydahl is among the first westerners to be trained as a Tibetan Buddhist meditation master. Philosopher and author of Entering the Diamond Way, Nydahl describes the mind as a pure, limitless field where our thoughts create various visions which appear objective to us in sleep and death.
Tibetan Buddhist Meditation (#S316)
Ole Nydahl a trained Tibetan Buddhist meditation master in the Kagyupa tradition, takes us step by step through the teaching--first quieting the mind, then focusing on four motivations for meditation, and finally taking refuge in the Buddha, the Dharma and the Sangha. He also discusses the significance the the Lama in Tibetan tradition and the use of sound and imagery.
|"The first thing is to see that this life right now offers a very special opportunity for not dying just as stupid as one was born, but for really learning something while one is here."|