How to Free Your Mind

The Practice of Tara the Liberator
Product Number: EB00689918
Released: Nov 17, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780834828957
Publisher: Snow Lion
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Description

Tara, the feminine embodiment of enlightened activity, is a Buddhist deity whose Tibetan name means "liberator," signaling her ability to free beings from the delusion and ignorance that keep them trapped in ever-recurring patterns of negativity. She embodies a challenge, but one that is profoundly nurturing: to transform our minds and become like her, reflecting the tranquility, compassion, and wisdom that make her so beautiful. Thubten Chodron describes a simple meditation on Tara, explaining its benefits and its application to daily life. She also presents two well-loved praises—"Homage to the Twenty-one Taras" and "A Song of Longing for Tara, the Infallible"—together with reflections on their meanings for modern practitioners.

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Author(s): Thubten Chodron
Original Publish Date: Jul 09, 2013

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