Not for Happiness

A Guide to the So-Called Preliminary Practices
Genre: Religion
Original Publish Date: Oct 16, 2012
Product Number: EB00688022
Released: Oct 31, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834828049
Publisher: Shambhala
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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. 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, as it contains everything an aspiring practitioner needs to get started, including advice about: developing "renunciation mind" discipline, meditation and wisdom using your imagination in visualization practice why you need a guru