The Six Perfections

The Practice of the Bodhisattvas
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Author(s): Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Original Publish Date: Mar 31, 2020
Product Number: EB00761821
Released: Mar 31, 2020
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781614296089
Publisher: Wisdom Publications
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Description

A practical and actionable guide to the six perfections, a backbone of the Buddhist path, by an internationally beloved teacher. The six perfections are the actions of thebodhisattvas—holy beings who have transcended selfless concerns. But they're also skills we can and should develop right now, in our messy, ordinary lives. In this clear, comprehensive guide to the backbone of Mahayana Buddhist practice, Lama Zopa Rinpoche walks us through each of the six perfections: -charity -morality -patience -perseverance -concentration -wisdom As he carefully describes each perfection, he not only reveals the depth of its meaning and how it intertwines with each other perfection, but he also explains how to practice it fully in our everyday lives—offering concrete ways for us to be more generous, more patient, more wise. With the guidance he gives us, we can progress in our practice of the perfections until we, like the bodhisattvas, learn to cherish others above ourselves.